After hitting it big with Surrealistic Pillow, Jefferson Airplane were eager to show off their chops as a live band. That’s how Bless Its Pointed Little Head came to be.
The band’s live sound was fuller, edgier, and rocked harder than their previous studio albums.
I’ve always dug the dissolute feeling of the front and back covers. Bassist Jack Casady worked hard, so he was entitled to tie one on.
Here’s a scan of a beat-up back cover:
Looks like the Airplane had a long night, y’all.
Here’s the whole damn album with additional tracks via Spotify: