Band came together in its earliest incarnation, with Marty Balin and Paul Kantner playing with vocalist Signe Toly Anderson.
Group was signed to RCA Victor.
Released their debut record, <i>Jefferson Airplane Takes Off</i>.
Anderson left the group after the birth of her first child, and was immediately replaced by singer Grace Slick, formerly of the band the Great Society.
Played their first string of shows on the East coast with the Greatful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service.
Released their second album, <i>Surrealistic Pillow</i>, featuring the hit songs "Somebody to Love" and "White Rabbit."
Explored a heavier rock sound with the release of their third album, <i>After Bathing at Baxter's</i>.
Embarked on their first tour of Europe, playing many concerts with the Doors.
Played at the famous Woodstock music festival.
Members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen launched the side project Hot Tuna.
Released their fourth album, <i>Volunteers.</i>
Drummer Spencer Dryden was dismissed from the band, replaced by Joey Covington.
Violinist Papa John Creach joined the group.
Released the compilation album <i>The Worst of Jefferson Airplane</i>.
Marty Balin left the group after giving up drugs and alcohol.
Released the album <i>Bark</i>.
Released the album <i>Long John Silver</i>.
Disbanded following a performance at Winterland in San Francisco.
Former members Paul Kantner and Grace Slick launched the band Jefferson Starship, eventually joined by Marty Balin and Papa John Creach.
The band's classic lineup minus Skip Spence reunited for a tour and a self-titled album.
Group were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Band appeared in the documentary "Fly Jefferson Airplane."
Known for such albums as "Surrealistic Pillow"
Popular songs include "Somebody To Love" and "White Rabbit".