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Jimi HendrixHendrix in 1970

Hendrix at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival


Listen to songs by Jimi Hendrix

Purple Haze video of Jimi Hendrix' "Purple Haze"

The Wind Cries Mary

"Foxey Lady" video of Jimi Hendrix' "Foxey Lady"

performance of Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" video of Jimi Hendrix' "Like a Rolling Stone"

All Along the Watchtower

the album also contained several highly experimental works:

And the Gods Made Love

opening cut on the album, using tape-speed manipulation to create a brief electronic composition

Crosstown Traffic

mainstream rock

Voodoo Chile

long guitar improvisation, typical of the experimental San Francisco era

two video performances & commentary:
video of Jimi Hendrix' "Voodoo Chile" (2nd commentary) - Jimi on protest songs through Townsend's reflections on the death of so many musicians of the era


Come On (Let the Good Times Roll)

12-bar blues; excellent rock/blues guitar technique

Rainy Day, Dream Away

opens side 3 as a gentle rock song (hint of jazz)

Moon Turn the Tides

fine "artsy" musicianship of Hendrix, Mitchell, & Redding

Still Raining, Still Dreaming

returns on side 4 with a harder rock sound ... listen to guitar tone

Jimi Hendrix assaulting his amplifier at the Royal Albert Hall

performed as the culminating act at Woodstock

Star Spangled Banner
recorded at Woodstock (1969)

Hendrix with Mick Jagger in 1969.
Hendrix with Mick Jagger in 1969

Jimi Hendrix' funeral ... Mitch Mitchell (drums) is on the far right & Noel Redding (bass) is second from the right
Hendrix' funeral

Death of the 3 J's between 9/18/70 and 7/3/71:

video of Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart" (includes discussion of the deaths of Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, & Keith Moon)

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