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"She Has Funny Cars" is a psychedelic rock song by the band Jefferson Airplane. It is a collaboration between vocalist Marty Balin (lyrics) and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (music). The song appeared as the opening track on their influential breakthrough album, Surrealistic Pillow - released in 1967. The song discusses materialism in American society. It has also been said that the song is about one of Spencer Dryden's girlfriend's "funny cars". The song features Jack Casady on fuzz bass, and uses the famous "Bo Diddley Beat". Marty Balin is singing the first part vocal with Grace Slick's contrasting second part.
The song was covered in 1969 by The Allman Brothers Band and in 2011 by Robert Plant's Band of Joy.