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Step into Mary Heilmann’s record collection, from Jefferson Airplane’s psych anthem and Jimi Hendrix’s iconic Woodstock solo to Leonard Cohen and reggae popsters Musical Youth.


1) Jefferson Airplane – “White Rabbit”


2. Donovan – “Mellow Yellow”


3. Musical Youth – “Pass the Dutchie”


4. The Who – “Teenage Wasteland (Baba O’Riley)”


5. The Doors – “The End”

6.  Rolling Stones – “I Am Waiting”

7. Jimi Hendrix – “Star Spangled Banner”

8. Leonard Cohen – “Suzanne”


9. Stevie Wonder – “Happy Birthday”

10. Zevon – “Carmelita”



Heilmann’s biographical, music and pop culture inspired works are on show at the Whitechapel Gallery in her first major UK solo exhibition Mary Heilmann: Looking at PicturesRuns from 8 June until 21 August 2016. Free entry.