Grace Slick’s isolated vocals for White Rabbit -- prepare to squirt

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Grace Slick’s isolated vocals for White Rabbit -- prepare to squirt

Postby billy » 13 Mar 2017, 21:12

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Postby billy » 13 Mar 2017, 21:13

Takes about half a minute to get going, obviously ...
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Postby toomanyhatz » 13 Mar 2017, 21:41

Starts around the :30 mark.

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Postby Goat Boy » 13 Mar 2017, 21:42

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Postby Sneelock » 13 Mar 2017, 22:08

it's weird to hear something you've heard many times in something like a fresh way. it's marvelous.
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Postby C » 14 Mar 2017, 19:20

sneelock wrote:it's weird to hear something you've heard many times in something like a fresh way. it's marvelous.


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Postby Diamond Dog » 14 Mar 2017, 19:28

She had one of the truly great female voices.... that's fabulous. Shame there's quite as much reverb- she certainly didn't need it- but, nonenetheless wonderful.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 14 Mar 2017, 19:59

Diamond Dog wrote:She had one of the truly great female voices.... that's fabulous. Shame there's quite as much reverb- she certainly didn't need it- but, nonenetheless wonderful.


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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 14 Mar 2017, 20:19

I remember reading a review of a Jefferson Airplane biography in an old Mojo magazine, which mentioned how everyone in the band, with the exception of Balin, had slept with Slick. The title of the review, which I found pretty tasteless, was "In 'n' Out of Grace".

Anyway, I've always loved her vocal on that song. Very cool to hear it isolated like that.
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Postby John aka Josh » 14 Mar 2017, 21:01

Good listen.




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Postby Hightea » 14 Mar 2017, 22:33

awesome Gracie!
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Postby Six String » 19 Mar 2017, 01:14

i enjoyed hearing her use her vibrato towards the end. I could hear it on the completed song as well but it's much easier here obviously. What a voice.

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Postby Belle Lettre » 19 Mar 2017, 10:46

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Postby Rayge » 19 Mar 2017, 11:08

Six String wrote:i enjoyed hearing her use her vibrato towards the end.


Don't you think it was fighting with the echo a little bit in places?
It certainly sounds better than her vocals on the Great Society version, but as a huge JA fan – possibly the biggest on the board, certainly among the UK contingent – I have to say I prefer it with Jack and Jorma doing their respective things.
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Postby billy » 19 Mar 2017, 20:59

Rayge wrote:... but as a huge JA fan – possibly the biggest on the board, certainly among the UK contingent


Me and Diamond Dog (I think) are fans too ...

It was the teenage drug years for me that did it -- Coming Back to Me on repeat ... mind wiping :)
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Postby Six String » 19 Mar 2017, 21:42

Rayge wrote:
Six String wrote:i enjoyed hearing her use her vibrato towards the end.


Don't you think it was fighting with the echo a little bit in places?
It certainly sounds better than her vocals on the Great Society version, but as a huge JA fan – possibly the biggest on the board, certainly among the UK contingent – I have to say I prefer it with Jack and Jorma doing their respective things.


Maybe but it's still easier to appreciate every nuance that you sort of heard on the record.