THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
512-Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit.
1967-Did not chart in the UK-In 1987 it did chart peaking at Number 94.
Best Bit-At 2.14.A quote from Grace Slick,’All Rock-and-Rollers over the age of 50 look stupid and should retire.’
Although the song refers to drugs many times,a school of thought suggests that it is also a protest song against the Vietnam War.
White Rabbit was written in late 1965 or early 1966 by Grace Slick,it uses imagery found in the books of Lewis Carroll’s 1865 ‘Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland’ and it’s 1871 sequel ‘Through The Looking Glass.’
Slick said of the song,’White Rabbit is about following your curiosity,the White Rabbit is your curiosity.’
‘Remember what the dormouse said,feed your head,feed your head.’
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