Young Girl Sunday Blues

Album: After Bathing at Baxter's (1967)

Songfacts®:

  • After Bathing at Baxter's was the third album released by Jefferson Airplane and was also the one that signifies the shift from Marty Balin to Paul Kantner as primary songwriter, which is indicated by this song, which was Balin's only writing contribution to the set. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mark - Desperate Hot Springs, CA

Comments: 2

  • Apsa from AfricaThis track is a mixture of live and studio work. They took a live version, and added a studio recording of Marty's lead vocals.
    They did that because they'd actually tried to record it in the studio, but were never satisfied with the results.

    Marty had a song that could have been included on the album, it's called "Don't let me down". A good blues-rock song they'd often played in concerts.
    And by the time the album was ready to be released, in late 1967, he had begun to write an other song called "Things are better in the East". This song's never been issued on an original album, untill it made its first appearance on the "Jefferson Airplane loves you" boxed set, in the early nineties. Gorgeous song.
  • Curt from Sarasota, FlThis, to me, is the quintessential hippie love song by the quintessential hippie band on their spaciest album. Love it.
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