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Jefferson Airplane

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Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1965. A pioneer of counterculture-era psychedelic rock, the group was the first band from the San Francisco scene to achieve international mainstream success. Their 1967 record Surrealistic Pillow is regarded as one of the key recordings of the "Summer of Love". The band performed at the three most famous American rock festivals of the 1960s--Monterey (1967), Woodstock (1969) and Altamont (1969)--as well as headlining the first Isle of Wight Festival (1968). Two hits from the album "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit", are listed in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time". Successor bands to Jefferson Airplane include Jefferson Starship and Starship; spinoffs include Hot Tuna and KBC Band. Jefferson Airplane was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. History: Formation and early career: Jefferson Airplane was made in San Francisco during the summer of 1965, emerging from the...

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