Jefferson Airplane was the first of the San Francisco psychedelic rock groups of the 1960s to achieve national recognition. Was formed in 1965 in San Francisco, California. Disbanded in 1973.
Marty Balin - vocals, guitar until early 1971. Born January 30, 1943, Cincinnati, USA.
Jack Casady - bass until 1973. Born April 13, 1944 Washington, D.C.
Paul Kantner - vocals, guitar. Born March 12, 1941, San Francisco.
Jorma Kaukonen - vocals, guitar until 1973. Born December 23, 1940 Washington, D.C.
Skip Spence - drums until 1967. Born April 18, 1946, Ontario, Canada.
Spencer Dryden - drums 1967 - 1970. Born April 7, 1943.
Joey Covington - drums 1970 - 1972.
John Barbata - drums from 1972.
Signe Anderson - vocals until 1967. Born September 15, 1941, Seattle, USA.
Grace Slick - vocals from 1967. Born October 30, 1939, Chicago.
David Freiberg - vocals from 1972.
Papa John Creach - viola, from the fall of 1970. Born May 28, 1917, Beaver Falls, PA, died February 22, 1994.
Permanent changing of lineup resulted change of name to Jefferson Starship (Marty Balin, Grace Slick, Papa John Creach, Paul Kantner, Jack Casady) and also a new musical identity in 1974.