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Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead Collaborator and Lyricist, Dead at 78

One of rock’s most ambitious and dazzling lyricists was literary counterpoint to the band’s musical experimentation

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How Jefferson Airplane’s Grace Slick Wrote ‘White Rabbit’

Grace Slick wrote ‘White Rabbit,’ in 1965, on a used piano that was painted red and missing keys. The hit song, with lyrics based on “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” became a touchstone of psychedelic rock.