Monday, December 12, 2016

Truest statement of the week III

How Surrealistic Pillow served in the transformation of an entire generation is well documented. For myself, a 20-year-old girl in rural New Jersey, hearing the voice of Grace Slick on the radio was a revelation. “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit” both contained the emotional trajectory of an aria. Make no mistake; we all owe her a debt. She was like no other and opened a door that will never close again.

-- Patti Smith, "Jefferson Airplane Ushered Us Through the Summer of Love" (MEDIUM).

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