Grace Slick

Genres: Documentaries Folk Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": psychedelic rock female vocalists psychedelic 70s singer-songwriter classic rock rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Grace Barnett Wing, 30 October 1939, Evanston, Illinois, USA. A former fashion model, Grace Slick began a career in music by contributing recorder and piano soundtracks to husband Jerry’s films. This experience was later enhanced by an interest in the nascent San Francisco rock scene and in August 1965 the couple formed the Great Society. This short-lived group combined melodic and experimental styles, but Grace quickly tired of their endearing amateurism, and joined Jefferson Airplane the following year, taking two renowned songs, ‘Somebody To Love’ and ‘White Rabbit’ with her. Slick’s powerful, distinctive voice established her as the unit’s focal point, as well as one of the era’s best-known figures. Now separated from her husband, Slick began a personal and professional relationship with band guitarist Paul Kantner. Together they recorded Blows Against The Empire (1970 - credited to Kantner), Sunfighter (1971) and Baron...

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