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When performing this live with Jefferson Starship, singer Marty Balin almost always introduced the song with a reference to the Surrealistic Pillow sessions, mentioning Jerry Garcia as having played the guitar parts on the original studio version.
Grace Slick plays the recorder on this. (thanks, Mark - Hot Springs, CA, for above 2)
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
Divided Souls: Musical Alter Egos
Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal.