Song

My Best Friend / Somebody to Love / White Rabbit: JEFFERSON AIRPLANE

ALBUM: SURREALISTIC PILLOW

Australian singles charts:
My Best Friend and Somebody to Love both entered the Kent charts on 20 May 1967.
My Best Friend peaked at #93 and Somebody to Love peaked at #87.

MY BEST FRIEND

SOMEBODY TO LOVE

WHITE RABBIT

Wikipedia – Jefferson Airplane:
Jefferson Airplane was based in San Francisco, California, and became one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock. Formed in 1965, the group defined the San Francisco Sound and was the first from the Bay Area to achieve international commercial success. They were headliners at the Monterey Pop Festival (1967), Woodstock (1969), Altamont Free Concert (1969), and the first Isle of Wight Festival (1968) in England. Their 1967 break-out album Surrealistic Pillow ranks on the short list of the most significant recordings of the ‘Summer of Love’. Two songs from that album, Somebody to Love and White Rabbit, are among Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Airplane

Wikipedia – Grace Slick:
American artist, painter and retired singer-songwriter Grace Slick (Grace Barnett Wing) was a key figure in San Francisco’s early psychedelic music scene in the mid-1960s. With a music career spanning four decades, she first performed with The Great Society, but is best known for her work with Jefferson Airplane and the subsequent successor bands Jefferson Starship and Starship.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Slick

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