54. White rabbit (Jefferson Airplane)

White rabbit, a track from Jefferson Airplane's second album Surrealistic pillow from 1970 (image credit), is easily the best song from the flower power generation. Grace Slicks voice passionately renders the story of Alice in Wonderland, although the links with the drugs scene of that time are quite obvious, right from the start. "One pill makes you larger and one pill makes you small, the hookah smoking caterpillar, you've just had some kind of mushroom and your mind is moving low...". A surprise USA top ten hit, the song remains a popular feature on classic rock stations around the world.

Other songs by this act that would have qualified: not applicable.


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