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Prolog
You might recognize this song as performed by Jefferson Airplane
in a little rockimentary called give my shelter
about the Rolling Stones and their nightmare at Altimont.
That night the Oakland Chapter of the Hell's Angeles had their way.
Tonight...It's my turn!

When the truth is found to be lies
And all the joy within you died
Don't you want somebody to love
Don't you need somebody to love
Wouldn't you love somebody to love
You better find somebody to love

And don't take no for an answer

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And your mind, your mind, Is the filtred, yeah

Don't you want somebody to love
Don't you need somebody to love
I'd really like somebody to love
But it's hard to find somebody to love

Your eyes, I say your eyes they look like his
Yeah, but in your head, baby, I'm afraid you don't know where it is

Don't you want somebody to love
Don't don't don't don't you need somebody to love
Wouldn't you love somebody to love
You better find somebody to love

Don't take the green acid,
That's for the base player
Sh D-dow Sh D-dow...
Ha ha ha!
Yeeeaaaahhh!

Tears are running, running down your breast,
And your friends, baby they treat you like a guest, yeah

Don't you want somebody to love
Don't you need somebody to love
I would really like somebody to love
But it's hard to find somebody to love

We just had a baby born in the left side of the party,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
We need an ambulance near the scaffolding!
Oh, my little baby,
Hey get off the stage, get off the stage man!
Allright! Unless you have a pass, you are an audience member,
You do not have access to this area.
Wow! That guy just got stabbed,
Do you see that?
I think we're gettin' a little outta hand here
Wow! Who hired the security on this gig, man?
They are a motorcycle gang!
C'mon!



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  • jopezz
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    jopezzApr 25, 2008 at 4:06 am
    The song was a hit for Jefferson Airplane, long before they modernized to "Jefferson Starship" then "Starship". The striking sound of Grace Slick seems like she is singing through clenched teeth, and most likely was.

    The song is about times of crisis, and how it would be nice to have some support nearby. Just a friend isn't enough.

    Jim Carey's version is a conglomeration of the Altamont tragedy and several other concert events from the time.

    The story about the song history is just plain wrong.

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