Release 2010 - NEW !!! Factory sealed - Audiophile Vinyl 180 gram - Gatefold Sleeve - with 8 Page Booklet
Rock greatest guitarist
JIMI HENDRIX (James Marhall Hendrix) (1942-1970) :
After some schoolbands and back from the US armee - he started his professional musicians career as sideman for
the likes of LITTLE RICHARD ; The ISLEY BROTHERS ; The IMPRESSIONS & The SUPREMES - only to name a few.
Some recordings exist - he also did some recordings with CURTIS KNIGHT & The SQUIRES, before starting own group:
JIMMY JAMES & The BLUE FLAMES - one of the concerts in Greenwich Village got visited by ex-ANIMALS bass player
CHAS CHANDLER who got the info from a girlfriend.
He was so impressed that he gave HENDRIX immediatley a manager & producer contract - which let that Hendrix left the
USA for the UK - where they formed the EXPERIENCE.
For a first big concert at the Paris Olympic as opener for JOHNNY HALLYDAY they practised some small concerts in a munich
(Schwabing) club named BIG APPLE.
The HEY JOE single saw a release in Dec. 1966 and entered the UK charts in early 1967.
Some big festivals in USA followed first Monterey and the biggest Woodstock - which made him world wide successful after
short but intense 4 years all was over with his death in Sept.1970.
Style : Psychedelic Bluesrock; Improvisation;
Little Richard ; Curtis Knight ; Isley Brothers ; Nitro Function ; Buddy Miles Express ;
Fat Mattress ; Georgie Fame ; Riot Squad ; Impressions ; King Curtis ; Spirit ; Love ;
Traffic ; Ramatam ; Eire Apparent ; Cat Mother ; Road : Buzzy Linhart ; Noel Redding ; The Cake ;
Jimi Hendrix - lead guitar, vocals;
Mitch Mitchell - drums, perc.; Noel Redding - bass;
Buddy Miles - drums; Billy Cox - bass;
Mitch Mitchell - drums; Billy Cox - bass
Produced by: Heaven Research ; Live Recordings: Wally Heider; Remix Engineer: Eddie Kramer;
Photos: Jan Blom; Design: Victor Kahn;
Recorded Live New Years Eve 1969-70 at FILLMORE EAST , New York
Side One all songs written by J.Hendrix ..if not shown..
Who knows 9:32
Machine Gun 12:33
Changes (B.Miles) 5:10
Power to Love 6:53
Message to Love 5:22
We gotta Live together (B.Miles) 5:46