Grace Slick and Jefferson Airplane: A True Force of Nature

Grace Slick is now in her 80s, but she used to be a rock ‘n’ roll legend in her day and spent four decades in the music industry. In her memoir, Somebody to Love? A Rock and Roll Memoir, she took a humorous journey down memory lane and recounted what life was like during the whole West Coast psychedelic extravaganza. “I shaved my legs, but I talked like a truck driver,” she wrote.

Grace Slick and Jefferson Airplane

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Grace Slick was a bohemian rocker chick who defined a generation. Decades after San Francisco’s mind-expanding music scene in the mid-‘60s, the Monterey, Woodstock, and Altamont poster girl is as candid as ever. Unapologetic, the woman who survived years of psychedelics and multiple arrests now leads a relatively quiet life in Malibu. Luckily for the authorities, Slick left the music business, and she looks back on it fondly with more than just a few memories to share…