Jefferson Starship discography

The following is a comprehensive discography of Jefferson Starship, an American rock band from San Francisco which grew out of Jefferson Airplane in 1974.

Jefferson Starship discography
Studio albums10
Live albums3
Compilation albums4


Studio albums

Year Title Chart positions RIAA Certification
1974 Dragon Fly 18 11 Gold
1975 Red Octopus 13 15 1 2x Platinum
1976 Spitfire 3 17 13 30 3 Platinum
1978 Earth 4 29 5 Platinum
1979 Freedom at Point Zero 20 23 22 10 Gold
1981 Modern Times 15 26 Gold
1982 Winds of Change 26 Gold
1984 Nuclear Furniture 28 Gold
1998 Windows of Heaven
2008 Jefferson's Tree of Liberty
"—" denotes release did not chart and/or not certified.

Live albums

Year Title Chart positions RIAA Certification
1982 RCA Special Radio Series Volume 19
1995 Deep Space/Virgin Sky
1999 Greatest Hits: Live at the Fillmore (compilation/live)
2001 Across the Sea of Suns
2013 Live In Central Park NYC May 12, 1975
"—" denotes release did not chart and/or not certified.
soundboard recordings

These were CDs recorded directly from the soundboard at the live shows and sold to concert attendees who wished to purchase them. They were also sold online for a short time.

  • Live at B. B. King's Blues Club (2000)
  • Live at Vinoy Park (2000)
  • Post Nine 11 (2001) (6 concerts released separately)
  • UK (2002) (6 concerts released separately)
  • Live (2003) (3 concerts released separately)
  • Galactic Reunion Concert (2005)

Compilation albums

Year Title Chart positions RIAA Certification
1979 Gold 53 20 Gold
1991 Greatest Hits (Ten Years and Change 1979-1991) Gold
1993 Jefferson Starship at Their Best
2008 Playlist: The Very Best of Jefferson Starship
"—" denotes release did not chart and/or not certified.


Year Song Chart positions Album
1974 "Ride the Tiger" 84 Dragon Fly
1975 "Miracles" 22 40 3 17 Red Octopus
1976 "Play on Love" 46 49
"With Your Love" 10 12 6 Spitfire
"St. Charles" 64
1978 "Count on Me" 9 24 8 15 Earth
"Runaway" 9 12 37
"Crazy Feelin'" 71 54
"Light the Sky On Fire" 73 66 Gold
1979 "Jane" 13 18 21 14 Freedom at Point Zero
1980 "Girl with the Hungry Eyes" 55
1981 "Find Your Way Back" 29 29 3 Modern Times
"Stranger" 48 17
"Save Your Love" 104 49
"Stairway to Cleveland"
1982 "Be My Lady" 28 33 Winds of Change
"Can't Find Love" 16
1983 "Winds of Change" 38 18
1984 "No Way Out" 59 23 1 Nuclear Furniture
"Layin' It on the Line" 66 6
"Sorry Me, Sorry You" 50

Other appearances

Year Work Song Comments
1977 Flight Log "Please Come Back" live recording
1978 Star Wars Holiday Special "Light the Sky on Fire" also released as a single
1987 "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" single "Layin' It On the Line" (live) B-side of the Starship song


Year Work Artist Collaborators
1970 Blows Against the Empire Paul Kantner & Jefferson Starship David Freiberg, Grace Slick
1971 If I Could Only Remember My Name David Crosby Freiberg, Kantner, Slick
Sunfighter Paul Kantner & Grace Slick Craig Chaquico, Papa John Creach
Papa John Creach Papa John Creach Kantner, Pete Sears, Slick
1972 Rolling Thunder Mickey Hart Freiberg, Kantner, Slick
1973 Baron von Tollbooth & the Chrome Nun Paul Kantner, Grace Slick & David Freiberg John Barbata, Chaquico, Creach, Freiberg
Child of Nature Jack Traylor & Steelwind Chaquico, Freiberg
1974 Manhole Grace Slick Barbata, Chaquico, Freiberg, Sears
Let It Flow Elvin Bishop Donny Baldwin, Mickey Thomas
1975 Juke Joint Jump
Solid Silver Quicksilver Messenger Service Freiberg, Sears
Struttin' My Stuff Elvin Bishop Baldwin, Thomas
1976 Hometown Boy makes good!
1977 Raisin' Hell
1981 Alive Alone Mickey Thomas Chaquico, Baldwin
1983 Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra Paul Kantner Chaquico, Sears, Slick, Thomas
1984 Software Grace Slick Kantner, Thomas


Music videos

List of music videos, with directors, showing year released
Year Video Director[5]
1981 "Find Your Way Back" C.D. Taylor
1981 "Stranger" C.D. Taylor
1982 "Be My Lady" Jerry Kramer
1983 "Can't Find Love" Stanley Dorfman
1983 "Out of Control" Jerry Kramer
1983 "Winds of Change" Jerry Kramer
1984 "No Way Out"
1984 "Layin' It on the Line" Irv Goodnoff


  1. ^ "Search for Canadian peaks". Archived from the original on 2014-12-26. Retrieved 2014-07-05.
  2. ^ "NZ peaks". Archived from the original on 2016-03-10. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 373. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  4. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  5. ^ "Jefferson Starship artist videography". Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2018-06-09.
Craig Chaquico

Craig Chaquico or Chaquiço ( chə-KEE-soh; born September 26, 1954) is an American guitarist, songwriter, composer, and record producer, of Portuguese descent. He is a founding member of the rock bands Jefferson Starship and Starship and the only member of both bands to play on every song, album, tour, and video. Since 1993, Chaquico has had a successful solo career as a contemporary acoustic jazz guitarist and composer.

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