A hit pop record wasn’t what he wanted, so he left. On March 13, 1965, Eric Clapton left The Yardbirds. He didn’t like what he called the bands new ‘pop’ direction. The band had just had a major hit with the Graham Gouldman penned “For Your Love”, and Eric wanted to keep playing more blues […]

Jimi Hendrix / The Jimi Hendrix Experience played a show at London’s Uppercut Club on Dec. 26, 1966. Jimi had some time before the show so while sitting back stage, he wrote down the words to a new song he had in his head. At the time the song was called “Purple Haze / Jesus […]

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