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Jefferson Airplane: White Rabbit | Song-Factsheet


Song «White Rabbit» von Jefferson Airplane.


Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1967 02 (Album), 1967 06 24 (Single)
Label: RCA Victor LSP 3766, RCA Victor 47 9248
Songwriter Grace Slick
Produktion: Richard Jarrand
Genre: Rock - Folkrock - Psychedelicfolkrock, Rock - Neo-Americana - Acidrock


Der Bolero-artige Rhythmus war von Maurice Ravel und von Miles Davis' Sketches of Spain beeinflusst, der Text von Lewis Carrolls Alice in Wonderland. Das Wunderland von Jefferson Airplane ist natürlich dasjenige, das man sieht, wenn man LSD wirft. Diese Single brachte die Hippie-Subkultur in den Mainstream, bis auf Platz 8 der US-Charts.

Personen und Querverweise

Jefferson Airplane
Grace Slick
Richard Jarrand


One pill makes you larger, and one pill makes you small And the ones that mother gives you, don't do anything at all Go ask Alice, when she's ten feet tall And if you go chasing rabbits, and you know you're going to fall Tell 'em a hookah-smoking caterpillar has given you the call And call Alice, when she was just small When the men on the chessboard get up and tell you where to go And you've just had some kind of mushroom, and your mind is moving low Go ask Alice, I think she'll know When logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead And the white knight is talking backwards And the red queen's off with her head Remember what the dormouse said Feed your head, feed your head