Mastered by Friday Music's Joe Reagoso! Pressed at RTI!
Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 1471/500!
1967 was an amazing year for rock music, and San Francisco was the place to be for legendary classic rock bands like Jefferson Airplane.
After their debut album "Takes Off", Jefferson Airplane changed line-ups with the addition of future superstar lead vocalist Grace Slick, and jazz/rock drummer Spencer Dryden and delivered the monumental classic Surrealistic Pillow. Along with founders Paul Kantner, Marty Balin, Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and their musical and spiritual advisor Jerry Garcia, Surrealistic Pillow would become one of the most important albums of all time, as well as defining the Summer of Love.
With a groundswell of support from the hip record buying public to major airplay at both underground Fm and pop radio stations, the LP was received incredibly well. Featuring two smash singles with Somebody To Love and White Rabbit, both tunes would go on to become rock music and social anthems for the turbulent '60s.
Even more stellar album tracks like "She Has Funny Cars", "3/5 Of A Mile In Ten Seconds" and "Plastic Fantastic Lover" would all become standard Airplane classics in the years to follow.
"Jam bands" began with groups like Jefferson Airplane. Therefore it's no surprise to hear the wonderful workouts by dual guitarists Jorma Kaukonen and Paul Kantner along with Grace Slick and Marty Balin's power vocals plus the bass of Jack Casady and Spencer Drydens' drum work on this watershed release.
Friday Music is honored to present another exciting installment in their Jefferson Airplane 180g Audiophile Vinyl Series with the masterpiece Surrealistic Pillow LP. Their second RCA album showcases a very hip band that has stood the test of time now for over five decades.
This first time audiophile vinyl release is mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso. The LP is pressed for a short time on White Vinyl at RTI and features new liner notes from Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady in a first time gatefold cover.
180g Audiophile Vinyl
Mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios
Pressed at RTI
New liner notes by Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady
1. She Has Funny Cars
2. Somebody To Love
3. My Best Friend
5. Comin' Back To Me
1. 3/5 Of A Mile in 10 Seconds
3. How Do You Feel
4. Embryonic Journey
5. White Rabbit
6. Plastic Fantastic Lover