Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane RCA Victor LSP-3766
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:54 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane Victor (Japanese “His Master’s Voice” imprint) SHP-5640
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:54 The Worst of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle), RCA Victor LSP-4459, LSP-4459 (ZPRS-9112), LSP-4459 (ZPRS-9113)
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:56 The Worst of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) LSP-4459
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:56 The Worst of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) SF 8164
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane RCA Victor AYL1-3738
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) PD83766
1.4 Somebody to Love 2:59 2400 Fulton Street Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) NL 90 036(2)
1.4 Somebody to Love 3:01 2400 Fulton Street Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 5724-2-R, 5724-2-R-P1, 5724-2-R-P2
1.4 Somebody to Love 2:59 2400 Fulton Street Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) NL 90 036(2)
1.4 Somebody to Love 2:59 2400 Fulton Street Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) NL 90 036(2)
1.1 Somebody to Love 3:02 Classic Rock: 1967 Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OP-2558, SCLR-05
1.18 Somebody to Love 3:00 stereoplay, CD 25: Yesterday's Various Artists stereoplay CD 697 025
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) ND83738
1.16 Somebody to Love 3:00 Baby Boomer Classics: Sixties, Volume 2 Various Artists
1.1 Somebody to Love 3:02 Classic Rock: 1967 Various Artists Time-Life Music, Warner Special Products 2CLR-05, OPCD-2558
1.16 Somebody to Love 2:59 Nipper's Greatest Hits: The 60's, Volume 1 Various Artists
2.1 Somebody to Love 2:58 Flower Power Various Artists CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 465784 2
1.9 Somebody to Love 3:00 Rock Times, Volume 7: 1967-1968 Various Artists Zounds 27000275 A
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:56 The Worst of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management") B20D-41028
1.20 Somebody to Love 2:57 De Pre Historie 1967, Volume 1 Various Artists BMG Ariola Belgium NV/SA (do not use this as an imprint!) 260.739
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Greatest Hits Jefferson Airplane Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs) UN 3 007
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) PCD13766, PCD1-3766
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle), Grunt PCD13766
1.8 Somebody to Love 2:56 The Psychedelic Years 1966-1969 Various Artists Knight Records (UK compilations/reissues, division of Castle Music) PSDLP 47003
1.8 Somebody to Love 3:01 The Psychedelic Years 1966-1969 Various Artists
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:56 White Rabbit & Other Hits Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 2078-2-R
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:56 The Worst of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 4459-2-R
1.7 Somebody to Love 2:57 All-Time Rock Various Artists
1.10 Somebody to Love 3:02 Flower Power - United We Stand, Disc 2 Various Artists
2.7 Somebody to Love 2:59 Pop Giganten: Hits der 60er Various Artists Ariola 354 229, 354229-263
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:59 The Best of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) ND 89186
1.7 Somebody to Love 3:01 Loves You Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle), BMG (the former Bertelsmann Music Group, defunct since 2004-08-05; for releases dated 2008 and later, use "BMG Rights Management") 07863 61110-2, 61110-2
1.1 Somebody to Love 2:59 Good Morning Vietnam, Volume 1 Various Artists Disky DCD 5250
1.20 Somebody to Love 2:59 Something in the Air Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) SETV CD2
1.6 Somebody to Love 2:58 The Psychedelic Years Various Artists Brunswick News 515 529-2
1.8 Somebody to Love 3:01 The Psychedelic Years 1966-1969 Various Artists Sequel Records NXT CD 221
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:56 The Worst of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 4459-2-R
2.13 Somebody to Love 3:00 Oh Happy Day! Various Artists Ariola 74321143792/1, 74321143792/2
1.3 Somebody to Love 3:00 The Best of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 66197-2
2.3 Somebody to Love 3:01 The Rock Collection: Rock Replay Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 527/24
1.7 Somebody to Love 3:01 The Sound of California Various Artists Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs) UN 2 047
1.8 Somebody to Love 2:54 Flower Power Various Artists MCA France (bogus entry)
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:55 Apollo 13 James Horner MCA Soundtracks MCAD-11241
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:55 Apollo 13 James Horner MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 0881 11241 44
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:55 Apollo 13 James Horner MCA Soundtracks MCAD-11316
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:55 Apollo 13 James Horner MCA Victor (renamed Universal Victor, Inc. in July 1997) MVCM-532
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:55 Apollo 13 James Horner MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) 0881 11372 29
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:55 Apollo 13 James Horner MCA Soundtracks MCD 11358
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:00 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) RCA 07863 66598-2
1.1 Somebody to Love 2:59 Good Morning Vietnam Various Artists Disky HR 863812
1.5 Somebody to Love 3:00 Journey: The Best Of Jefferson Airplane Camden (launched circa 1973; UK only as of 2004) 74321 400572
2.4 Somebody to Love 3:01 Dancing in the Street Various Artists Elite 30364 00162
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:58 I Love Rock & Roll: Hits of the 60s, Volume Two Various Artists Priority Records P2 50951
1.13 Somebody to Love 3:01 Oldies Various Artists Dino Music (subsidiary of EMI Netherlands BV) CD 196
2.18 Somebody to Love 3:00 Rock Attack Various Artists Polymedia Marketing Group GmbH 535309-2
1.1 Somebody to Love 2:58 The Ultimate Collection of Rock & Roll, Volume 10: Superstars of the 60's Various Artists Metacom MSD 35992
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:56 The Worst of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 07863 67420-2
2.5 Somebody to Love 2:59 The First Summer of Love Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 553 862-2
4.15 Somebody to Love 3:02 Burning Heart 2 Various Artists Insight (Polygram sublabel) 553 855-2, 553 856-2
1.7 Somebody To Love 3:00 Classic Rock: 1967-1968 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 559/12
1.1 Somebody to Love 2:59 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Best Jefferson Airplane Vereinigte Motor-Verlage GmbH & Co. KG (do not use this as an imprint!), Phono Music Zounds (German Label releasing digitally remastered "Best Of CDs" within the ZOUNDS Best Of Series.) 27200750 B
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:59 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane BMG Special Products, DCC Compact Classics, RCA Victor DRL 1-1548, LPZ-2033, LSP-3776
1.7 Somebody to Love 3:02 The Masters Jefferson Airplane Eagle Records (division of Eagle Rock Entertainment Ltd.) EAB CD 013
1.11 Somebody to Love 3:00 The Ultimate Rock Collection: Gold and Platinum Various Artists Time-Life Music, Warner Special Products 8458-2, OPCD-2749A
1.9 Somebody to Love 3:00 The Rolling Stone Women in Rock Collection Various Artists Razor & Tie 89005-2
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:01 Hits Jefferson Airplane >> Jefferson Starship >>> Starship RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 07863 67705 2
1.15 Somebody to Love 3:01 Psychedelia and the Underground Various Artists
2.18 Somebody to Love 3:00 20th Century Hits for a New Millennium: 1965–1969 Various Artists Disky DO 852792
1.4 Somebody to Love 3:02 The Best of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane BMG JAPAN BVCM-37011
1.10 Somebody to Love 2:59 Classic Rock Superstars Various Artists Falcon Neue Medien 03 359, 03 360, 03 361
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:00 The Love Generation Various Artists Americana Masters LBSCD0018
1.11 Somebody to Love 2:59 The '60s: Original NBC Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists PolyGram 538743
1.5 Somebody to Love 3:00 Journey: The Best Of Jefferson Airplane
3.16 Somebody to Love 2:59 Respect: A Century of Women in Music Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 75815
4.11 Somebody to Love 3:00 Las 101 mejores canciones del planeta Tierra Various Artists DRO (nut and bolt logo) 9548379622
3.3 Somebody to Love 3:00 Love, Peace and Folk Rock Hits of the 60's and 70's Various Artists BMG Special Products DRC32293, DRC32293A
2.3 Somebody to Love 3:00 Spirit of the 60's Various Artists
1.2 Somebody to Love 3:00 Spirit of the 60s Various Artists
2.14 Somebody to Love 2:59 All You Need Is Love Various Artists Global Television RADCD163
1.6 Somebody to Love 2:59 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of the 60s Various Artists Hip‐O Records
1.6 Somebody to Love 2:58 Amplified Various Artists UTV Records 314 524 768-2
3.4 Somebody to Love 2:59 Flower Power & Woodstock Generation Various Artists Universe (Compilations — Attention, some releases may be bootlegs) 44027
1.1 Somebody to Love 3:01 VH1: Behind the Music Collection Jefferson Airplane / Jefferson Starship / Starship RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 07863 679629-2
2.2 Somebody to Love 2:59 Ignition Jefferson Airplane RCA Victor
1.1 Somebody to Love 3:01 Entertainment Weekly: The Greatest Hits of 1967 Various Artists
3.16 Somebody to Love 2:59 Simply the Best of the 60's Various Artists BMG UK & Ireland 74321 822672
1.7 Somebody to Love 3:01 The Roar of Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) RCA 07863 68035-2
1.16 Somebody to Love 2:59 Chartbusters USA, Volume 2 Various Artists
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:54 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane Sundazed Music LP 5135
1.12 Somebody to Love 3:01 Folk Heroes Various Artists
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:54 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane BMG Heritage, RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle)
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:58 Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane BMG Heritage, RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 82876 50351 2
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:57 Battlefield Vietnam: Official Soundtrack Various Artists EA Games 4043307
2.10 Somebody to Love 2:58 Sixties Classics Various Artists BMG Special Products 75517 45948 2
2.8 Somebody to Love 3:00 Summer in the Sixties Various Artists Virgin TV
Promotion
1.3 Somebody to Love 2:59 Open Road Rock, Volume 1 Various Artists BMG Special Products DPC1‐1461
1.15 Somebody to Love 3:00 Reborn to Run: The 35th Anniversary of Mustang Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 7434
1.5 Somebody to Love 2:58 Flair Millennium Hits, Volume 1 Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 74321 676382
(unknown)
1.2 Somebody to Love 2:56 White Rabbit & Other Hits Jefferson Airplane RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 2078-2-R

Relationships

drums: Spencer Dryden
guitar [lead guitar]: Jorma Kaukonen
guitar [rhythm guitar]: Paul Kantner
bass: Jack Casady
lead vocals: Grace Slick
producer: Rick Jarrard (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22)
recording engineer: David Hassinger (1966-11-03)
vocals: Marty Balin
Paul Kantner
recorded at: RCA Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
mash-ups: Love Exploder by G3RSt
part of: The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 274)
recording of: Somebody to Love (Jefferson Airplane song) (1966-10-31 – 1966-11-22)

Somebody to Love (Jefferson Airplane song)

composer: Darby Slick
lyricist: Darby Slick
publisher: Irving Music (BMI)
ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label)
later translated versions: Pour un peu d'amour