Sweeping Up the Spotlight

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Sweeping Up the Spotlight
Live album by Jefferson Airplane
Released 2007 (2007)
Recorded 1969
Genre Psychedelic rock
Length 73:13
Label RCA / Legacy
Jefferson Airplane chronology
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The Woodstock Experience
(2009)The Woodstock Experience2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Sweeping Up the Spotlight: Live at the Fillmore East 1969 is the 2007 release of songs from the Jefferson Airplane concerts at New York's Fillmore East, recorded on November 28 & 29 1969. It is also the first American release for the band since 1998, and was assembled by the band's manager, Bill Thompson. It should not be confused with the similarly named Live at the Fillmore East, a recording of a Jefferson Airplane concert given the previous year.

Track listing[edit]

1."Volunteers"Marty Balin, Paul Kantner3:34
2."Good Shepherd" (previously released on Volunteers expanded edition)traditional, arranged by Jorma Kaukonen7:15
3."Plastic Fantastic Lover" (previously released on Volunteers expanded edition)Balin3:16
4."Uncle Sam Blues"traditional, arranged by Kaukonen, Jack Casady5:07
5."3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds"Balin5:48
6."You Wear Your Dresses Too Short"Syl Johnson,[2] Carl Smith9:16
7."Come Back Baby"traditional, arranged by Kaukonen6:47
8."Won't You Try / Saturday Afternoon"Kantner5:14
9."The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil"Kantner10:26
10."White Rabbit"Grace Slick3:03
11."Crown of Creation"Kantner3:25
12."The Other Side of This Life"Fred Neil10:02



  1. ^ Sweeping Up the Spotlight at AllMusic
  2. ^ Syl Johnson v. Jefferson Airplane Inc. et al, Illinois Northern District Court, settlement re-assigned credit and royalties that were originally given to Marty Balin