Crown of Creation was released in 1968 and is the fourth album by the San Francisco rock band Jefferson Airplane. The album peaked at number 6 on the album charts and was eventually certified gold. The David Crosby-penned "Triad" is the only track not composed by Jefferson Airplane (except that the lyric to the title song was taken--unattributed--entirely from John Wyndham's novel The Chrysalids). "Triad" was previously rejected for release by Crosby's group The Byrds as being too risqué.
Track listing 
||"Ribump Ba Bap Dum Dum" (instrumental)
||Dryden, William Goodwin
||"Would You Like a Snack?" ()
||Frank Zappa, Slick
||"Share a Little Joke" (single version B-side RCA #9496)
||"The Saga of Sydney Spacepig"
||"Candy Man" (hidden track)
||Rev. Gary Davis
- Marty Balin – vocals, rhythm guitar
- Grace Slick – vocals, piano, organ
- Paul Kantner – rhythm guitar, vocals
- Jorma Kaukonen – lead guitar, electric chicken, vocals
- Spencer Dryden – drums, piano, organ, steel balls, vocals
- Jack Casady – Yggdrasil bass
- ∞ – percussion
Additional Personnel 
- Al Schmitt – producer
- Richie Schmitt – engineer
- Maurice – 8-Track
- Hiro – cover and back photo
- USAF – bomb photo, sometimes attributed to the Hiroshima detonation, but is in fact one of the US desert testing explosions.
- J. Van Hamersveld – album design, art direction
- Bill Laudner – road manager
- Chick Casady – equipment manager
- Bill Thompson – manager
||Billboard Pop Albums
||Billboard Pop Singles
||"Crown of Creation"
||Billboard Pop Singles
- ^ Eder, Bruce (2011 [last update]). "Crown of Creation – Jefferson Airplane | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 8 August 2011.
- ^ Miller, Jim (2011 [last update]). "Jefferson Airplane: Crown of Creation : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". web.archive.org. Retrieved 8 August 2011.
- ^ The song "Lather" was written in part for drummer Spencer Dryden's 30th birthday, and in part for bassist Jack Casady's arrest for nudity at Santa Cruz.
- ^ "Sampled with permission and most appropriately from John Wyndham's 'The Chrysalids', written specifically, originally, and humorously/ironically for and at the request of The Hubert Humphrey campaign for President, 1967 or -8 or so" - Kantner, Paul (2003). Lyrica - Paul Kantner's Theory of Everything. Little Dragon Press.
- ^ Frank Zappa is credited as the "leader" on "Would You Like a Snack?". Zappa bandmates Art Tripp, Ian Underwood and Don Preston also appear. Zappa released a song by the same name on 200 Motels, which is completely unrelated to the Jefferson Airplane track. The melody of that track is from Zappa's "Holiday in Berlin" composition, whereas the Jefferson Airplane track is an original composition. "Would You Like a Snack?" was first issued as part of the Jefferson Airplane Loves You box set in 1992. .
- ^ Drummer and co-founder of The Steve Miller Band.