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The Best Jefferson Airplane Albums of All Time

Updated May 21, 2018 1k votes 385 voters 14.1k views9 items

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

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. 

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    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
    • Length (mins): 00:34:54
    • Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Folk rock
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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
    • Length (mins): 00:43:49
    • Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Acid rock
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    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
    • Length (mins): 00:44:33
    • Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Hard rock, Country rock, Acid rock
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    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
    • Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Acid rock
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