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Jefferson Starship

Initial release : 1975

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The first album to be credited solely to Jefferson Starship. Includes one song co-written by Robert Hunter.


  • Fast Buck Freddie (Chaquico/Slick)
  • Miracles (Balin)
  • Git Fiddler (Creach/Moore/Parker)
  • Al Garimasu (There Is Love) (Slick)
  • Sweeter Than Honey (Balin/Chaquico/Sears)
  • Play on Love (Sears/Slick)
  • Tumblin (Balin/Freiberg/Hunter)
  • I Want to See Another World (Balin/Kantner/Slick)
  • Sandalphon (Sears)
  • There Will Be Love (Balin/Chaquico/Kantner)
Bonus tracks on 2005 RCA CD release;
  • Miracles (Balin)
  • Band Introduction
  • Fast Buck Freddie (Chaquico/Slick)
  • There Will Be Love (Balin/Chaquico/Kantner)
  • You're Driving Me Crazy (Smith)

  • Marty Balin - guitar, vocals
  • John Barbata - percussion, conga, drums, vocals
  • Craig Chaquico - guitar, vocals
  • Papa John Creach - violin, vocals
  • David Freiberg - bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Paul Kantner - guitar, vocals
  • Pete Sears - bass, keyboards, vocals
  • Grace Slick - piano, keyboards, vocals
  • Irv Cox - saxophone
  • Bobbye Hall - percussion, conga

  • Producer - Jefferson Starship, Larry Cox
  • Engineer - Larry Cox, Steve Mantoan
  • Production Coordination - Pat Ieraci
  • Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements - Dave Roberts
  • Photography - Jim Marshall
  • Art Direction - Frank Mulvey
Related releases

Two singles were released in conjunction with this LP;

  • Miracles / Al Garimasu (There Is Love), September 1975
  • Play On Love / I Want To See Another World, November 1975

Miracles, Fast Buck Freddie and Play On Love were included on;

  • Gold, Jefferson Starship, 1979
Miracles and Fast Buck Freddie were included on the European compilation; Miracles was included on;
  • Hits, Jefferson Airplane / Jefferson Starship / Starship, 1998
Fast Buck Freddie was included on; Miracles, Al Garimasu (There Is Love) and Play on Love were included on;
  • Love Songs, Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship/Starship, 2000
Miracles was included on;
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