Artist: Jefferson Starship Title Of Album: Spitfire Release Date: 1976 Location: USA Label: Grunt Records (EGQ1 1557-QF) Genre: Classic Rock, AOR Quality: DVD-Audio (*iso) Length: 42:30 min Tracks: 9 Total Size: 2.87 Gb
Spitfire is a 1976 album by the rock band Jefferson Starship. It was released a year after the chart-topping Red Octopus, and quickly scaled the charts, spending six consecutive weeks at number three on Billboard and going platinum. The album features writing contributions from members of singer Marty Balin's former band Bodacious DF, as well Jesse Barish, who became one of Balin's frequent collaborators. This album was released in both stereo and quadraphonic.
01. Cruisin' (5:27) 02. Dance With the Dragon (5:02) 03. Hot Water (3:17) 04. St. Charles (6:38) Song to the Sun: 5a. Ozymandias (1:39) 5b. Don't Let It Rain (5:36) 06. With Your Love (3:33) 07. Switchblade (4:01) 08. Big City (3:20) 09. Love Lovely Love (3:31)
Grace Slick – lead and backing vocals, piano (5a, 7) Marty Balin – lead and backing vocals Paul Kantner – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar Craig Chaquico – lead guitar, backing vocals David Freiberg – keyboards (1-4, 5b, 6, 9), lead and backing vocals, ARP synthesizer (5a), bass (7, 8) Pete Sears – bass (1-6, 9), piano (2, 5b), Mellotron (3), keyboards (4, 8), organ (5a, 7), Moog (5a, 7) John Barbata – drums, percussion, backing and lead (8) vocals
Additional personnel: Bobbye Hall – percussion, congas Dave Roberts – string and horn arrangements Steven Schuster – saxophone (5b)