Jefferson Airplane

Born: 11/30/1964 in San Francisco, California, USA


Music (35)

American Pastoral 2016 (Movie)

("Go To Her") (Song Performer)

Pawn Sacrifice 2015 (Movie)

("White Rabbit") (Song Performer)

St. Vincent 2014 (Movie)

("Somebody To Love") (Song Performer)

Brooklyn's Finest 2010 (Movie)

("White Rabbit") (Song Performer)

Grown Ups 2010 (Movie)

("Count On Me") (Song Performer)

A Serious Man 2009 (Movie)

("Somebody To Love") (Song Performer)

Taking Woodstock 2009 (Movie)

("Volunteers") (Song Performer)

Music Within 2007 (Movie)

("Somebody To Love") (Song Performer)

Stoned 2006 (Movie)

("White Rabbit") (Song Performer)

Four Brothers 2005 (Movie)

("Somebody To Love") (Song Performer)

A Home at the End of the World 2004 (Movie)

("Somebody To Love") (Song Performer)

Word of Honor (TNT) 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Moonlight Mile 2002 (Movie)

("Comin' Back To Me") (Song Performer)

The Rookie 2002 (Movie)

("Embryonic Journey") (Song Performer)

A Walk on the Moon 1999 (Movie)

("Today" "Embryonic Journey") (Song Performer)

Hideous Kinky 1999 (Movie)

("Somebody to Love" "White Rabbit") (Song Performer)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 (Movie)

("White Rabbit" "Somebody to Love") (Song Performer)

Without Limits 1998 (Movie)

("Comin Back to Me") (Song Performer)

Alice in Wonderland 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Jack the Bear 1993 (Movie)

("Today") (Song Performer)

The Indian Runner 1991 (Movie)

("Comin' Back to Me") (Song Performer)

Berkeley in the Sixties 1990 (Movie)

("Embryonic Journey") (Performer)

Flashback 1990 (Movie)

("Comin' Back to Me") (Song Performer)

Rude Awakening 1989 (Movie)

("Somebody to Love") (Song Performer)

'68 1988 (Movie)

("Somebody to Love") (Song Performer)

Sgt. Pepper: It Was Twenty Years Ago Today 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Before Stonewall 1986 (Movie)

("We Can Be Together" "Somebody to Love") (Song Performer)

Platoon 1986 (Movie)

("White Rabbit") (Song Performer)

Purple Haze 1983 (Movie)

("White Rabbit" "Embryonic Journey") (Song Performer)

Coming Home 1978 (Movie)

("White Rabbit") (Song Performer)

The War at Home 1978 (Movie)

("We Can Be Together") (Song Performer)

Gimme Shelter 1970 (Movie)

("The Other Side of This Life") (Song Performer)

Monterey Pop 1968 (Movie)

("High Flyin' Bird" "Today") (Song Performer)

Woodstock: The Lost Performances (TV Show)

Song Performer
Actor (5)

Rock & Roll 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)


Fillmore 1971 (Movie)


One American Movie/1 A.M. 1970 (Movie)

Themselves (Actor)

Woodstock 1970 (Movie)

(1994 director's cut) (Actor)



Band appeared in the documentary "Fly Jefferson Airplane."


Group were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


The band's classic lineup minus Skip Spence reunited for a tour and a self-titled album.


Former members Paul Kantner and Grace Slick launched the band Jefferson Starship, eventually joined by Marty Balin and Papa John Creach.


Disbanded following a performance at Winterland in San Francisco.


Released the album Long John Silver.


Marty Balin left the group after giving up drugs and alcohol.


Released the album Bark.


Released the compilation album The Worst of Jefferson Airplane.


Violinist Papa John Creach joined the group.


Drummer Spencer Dryden was dismissed from the band, replaced by Joey Covington.


Played at the famous Woodstock music festival.


Members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen launched the side project Hot Tuna.


Released their fourth album, Volunteers.


Embarked on their first tour of Europe, playing many concerts with the Doors.


Played their first string of shows on the East coast with the Greatful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service.


Released their second album, Surrealistic Pillow, featuring the hit songs "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit."


Explored a heavier rock sound with the release of their third album, After Bathing at Baxter's.


Anderson left the group after the birth of her first child, and was immediately replaced by singer Grace Slick, formerly of the band the Great Society.


Released their debut record, Jefferson Airplane Takes Off.


Group was signed to RCA Victor.


Band came together in its earliest incarnation, with Marty Balin and Paul Kantner playing with vocalist Signe Toly Anderson.

Popular songs include "Somebody To Love" and "White Rabbit".

Known for such albums as "Surrealistic Pillow"

Bonus Trivia


Band fired their manager Matthew Katz in 1966, just a year after they formed and were signed to a major label, but legal battles stemming from his departure would stretch all the way until 1987.


Executives deleted the song "Runnin' Round This World" from re-pressings of the band's debut album, because they objected to the song's use of the word "trip."


Group's breakthrough record Surrealistic Pillow was "shadow produced" by the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia.


Bandmates Grace Slick and Paul Kantner have a daughter together, China Wing Kantner.


Song "Never Argue With A German If You're Tired" was written by Grace Slick about a near fatal automobile accident she suffered in 1971 while drag racing with Jorma Kaukonen.