Jefferson Airplane Takes Off
Studio album by Jefferson Airplane
August 15, 1966
December 18, 1965 – March 31, 1966 at RCA Victor's Music Center of the World, Hollywood, CA, USA
Folk rock [2 ]
Producer Matthew Katz and Tommy Oliver
Jefferson Airplane chronology
Singles from Jefferson Airplane Takes Off
"It's No Secret" b/w "Runnin' Round This World"
Released: February 1966
"Come Up the Years" / "Blues from an Airplane"
Released: May 1966
"Bringing Me Down" / "Let Me In"
Released: August 1966
is the debut album of Jefferson Airplane Takes Off San Francisco rock band Jefferson Airplane, released in August 1966 as RCA Victor LSP-3584 (stereo) & LPM-3584 (mono). The personnel differs from the later "classic" lineup and the music is more folk-rock than the harder psychedelic sound for which the band later became famous. Signe Toly Anderson was the female vocalist and Skip Spence played drums. Both left the group shortly after the album's release and were replaced by Grace Slick and Spencer Dryden, respectively.
Track listing [ edit ]
All lead vocals by Balin except where noted
"Runnin' Round This World"
(from ) Early Flight Balin, Kantner
"High Flying Bird"
(from Early Flight)
Billy Edd Wheeler 2:17
(from Early Flight) Balin, Spence
"Go to Her"
(from ) Jefferson Airplane Loves You Kantner, Irving Estes
"Let Me In"
(from Jefferson Airplane Loves You) Balin, Kantner
(uncensored version) Balin, Kantner
(alternate version) Melrose
"And I Like It"
(alternate version) Balin, Kaukonen
"Blues from an Airplane"
(instrumental; hidden track) Balin, Spence
^ "Tobacco Road" is credited to Clay Warnick on the LP, although it was written by John D. Loudermilk
Personnel [ edit ]
Production [ edit ]
Tommy Oliver – producer
Matthew Katz – manager, producer
Dave Hassinger – engineer
Recorded in RCA Victor's Music Center of the World, Hollywood, California
Billboard Pop Albums 128
References [ edit ]