SadieMaeGlutz wrote:I am also a latecomer to Jefferson Airplane's music. I only bought their cds very recently and Surrealistic Pillow is my favorite among them. Grace Slick has the best female singing voice for rock I have ever heard.
D-Day wrote:I'm by no means a newcomer to Airplane, I was pinching my brothers (I can't spell vi-nal for some reason tonight) as a little kid back before Saigon fell.
When I was in Iraq last year, I had left the door to my hootch open and was in there cranking out Somebody to Love, etc when the very old Sgt. Maj came and poked his head in. He had this sort of lost, stunned look on his face.
"Where did you get that?"
"Do you know who that is?"
Long pause..."They're the guys who wrote the soundtrack to your first war, I believe."
"I was twenty..."
He sort of look off into somewhere that wasn't there anymore and after a while said, "We were so young."
He had tears in his eyes, so did I.
They walk with us still...
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