Albums The Best Jefferson Airplane Albums of All Time  

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List Rules Studio albums only - no live albums or offshoots, and Jefferson Starship get a separate list

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Jefferson Airplane are widely considered one of the best bands of the 60s, and one of the best psychedelic rock bands of all time. This, then, is a crowd-voted list of the best Jefferson Airplane albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Jefferson Airplane discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Jefferson Airplane albums can be found at the top of the list. We haven't included Jefferson Airplane live albums or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Jefferson Airplane album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Jefferson Airplane album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Jefferson Airplane album of all time?" or "What are the top Jefferson Airplane albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Classic Airplane album titles include Surrealistic Pillow and Volunteers. Surrealistic Pillow became synonymous with the psychedelic era, and spawned the iconic San Francisco band's two biggest hits, "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit." 

This list of popular Jefferson Airplane CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

Surrealistic Pillow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jefferson Airplane Albums of All Time
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1 157 VOTES

1. She Has Funny Cars
2. Somebody to Love
3. My Best Friend
4. Today
5. Comin' Back to Me
6. 3/5 of a Mile in 10 Seconds
7. D.C.B.A.–25
8. How Do You Feel
9. Embryonic Journey
10. White Rabbit
11. Plastic Fantastic Lover

Release Date: 1967

Artist: Jefferson Airplane

Tracks: D.C.B.A.-25, Plastic Fantastic Lover, My Best Friend, Today, White Rabbit, + more

Length (mins): 00:34:54

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Folk rock

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After Bathing at Baxter's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jefferson Airplane Albums of All Time
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1. The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil
2. A Small Package of Value Will Come to You, Shortly
3. Young Girl Sunday Blues
4. Martha
5. Wild Tyme (H)
6. The Last Wall of the Castle
7. Rejoyce
8. Watch Her Ride
9. Spare Chaynge

Release Date: 1967

Artist: Jefferson Airplane

Tracks: The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil, Watch Her Ride, Saturday Afternoon, Won't You Try, The Last Wall of the Castle, + more

Length (mins): 00:43:49

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Acid rock

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Volunteers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jefferson Airplane Albums of All Time
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3 93 VOTES

1. We Can Be Together
2. Good Shepherd
3. The Farm
4. Hey Fredrick"
5. Turn My Life Down
6. Wooden Ships
7. Eskimo Blue Day
8. A Song for All Seasons
9. Meadowlands
10. Volunteers

Release Date: 1969

Artist: Jefferson Airplane

Tracks: Hey Fredrick, Eskimo Blue Day, Meadowlands, A Song for All Seasons, We Can Be Together, + more

Length (mins): 00:44:33

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Hard rock, Country rock, Acid rock

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Crown of Creation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jefferson Airplane Albums of All Time
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4 83 VOTES

1. Lather[a]
2. In Time
3. Triad
4. Star Track
5. Share a Little Joke
6. Chushingura
7. If You Feel
8. Crown of Creation
9. Ice Cream Phoenix
10. Greasy Heart
11. The House at Pooneil Corners

Release Date: 1968

Artist: Jefferson Airplane

Tracks: Star Track, If You Feel, Ice Cream Phoenix, Share a Little Joke, Cushingura, + more

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Acid rock

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