Grace Barnett Slick (born October 30, 1939) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, artist and former model, widely known in rock and roll history for her role in the San Francisco's burgeoning psychedelic music scene in the mid-1960s. Her career spanned all or parts of four decades, most notably with Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship and Starship bands. She started with The Great Society and also had stints as a solo performer.
Grace Barnett Wing was born October 30, 1939, in Highland Park, Illinois, to Ivan W. Wing (1907–1987), of Norwegian and Swedish descent, and Virginia (née Barnett; 1910–1984), a lineal descendant of passengers of the Mayflower. Her parents met while they were both students at the University of Washington, and later married.