by Grace Slick
“…When logic and proportion
Have fallen sloppy dead
And the White Knight is talking backwards
And the Red Queen’s off with her head
Remember what the dormouse said
Feed your head
Feed your head”
You can read the lyrics in full here. Lewis Carroll’s work lends itself well to the more psychedelic side of songwriting – we’ve previously had The Beatles’ ‘I am the Walrus’ and Jefferson Airplane did the same months earlier with White Rabbit.
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