Friday, July 28, 2017

Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers (1969) (Vinyl)

Year: November 1969 (LP 1981)
Label: RCA Records (Italy), LSP-4238, YL 13867, KKAY 33494/33495
Style: Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Country: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Time: 42:57
Format: Flac Tracks 16/44,1 kHz
Size: 278 Mb

The album was controversial because of revolutionary and anti-war lyrics as well as profanity in the lyrics. The original album title was Volunteers of Amerika. It was shortened after objections from Volunteers of America.

Grace Slick – vocals, piano on "The Farm", "Hey Fredrick", "Eskimo Blue Day" and "Volunteers", organ on "Meadowlands", recorder on "Eskimo Blue Day"
Paul Kantner – vocals, rhythm guitar
Marty Balin – vocals, percussion
Jorma Kaukonen – lead guitar, vocals
Jack Casady – bass
Spencer Dryden – drums, percussion

Additional personnel:
Nicky Hopkins – piano on "We Can Be Together", "Hey Fredrick", "Wooden Ships", "A Song for All Seasons" and "Volunteers"
Stephen Stills – Hammond organ on "Turn My Life Down"
Jerry Garcia – pedal steel guitar on "The Farm"
Joey Covington – congas on "Turn My Life Down", chair on "Eskimo Blue Day"
David Crosby – sailboat on "Wooden Ships"
Ace of Cups – vocals on "The Farm" and "Turn My Life Down"
Bill Laudner – lead vocals on "A Song for All Seasons"

01. A1 We Can Be Together (05:43)
02. A2 Good Shepherd (04:19)
03. A3 The Farm (03:12)
04. A4 Hey Fredrick (08:24)
05. B1 Turn My Life Down (02:54)
06. B2 Wooden Ships (06:22)
07. B3 Eskimo Blue Day (06:29)
08. B4 A Song For All Seasons (03:27)
09. B6 Volunteers (02:03)

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