White Rabbit

One pill makes you larger
And one pill makes you small
And the ones that mother gives you
Don’t do anything at all

White Rabbit is a song by Jefferson Airplane. It is a well known hit from the album,Surrealistic Pillow (could that be any trippier?) and a poster child for psychedelic music. The song details the famous Lewis Carol book Alice in Wonderland. In which a young girl follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole in a garden and enters a magical world full and meets strange characters such as a smoking caterpillar, the queen of hearts and twiddle dee and twiddle dum. The female vocalist’s voice is amplified ion such a way that it resonates. It’s almost haunting. The song ended their set at Woodstock in 1969. Grace Slick, the vocalist got the idea for the song after taking LSD and listening to Miles Davis “Sketches of Spain” according to song facts.com


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