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The Jimi Hendrix Experience began recording “Purple Haze” on January 11, 1967, at De Lane Lea Studios in London. The basic track was recorded in four hours. With ‘Purple Haze’, Hendrix was looking for a sound and just kept going back into the studio, two hours at a time, trying to achieve it. On Feb. […]

It has been said that when Jimi Hendrix saw him play he said “The guitar player is better than me”. 40 years ago today, we lost Terry Kath, the man who Jimi was talking about. Terry was a founding member of, the guitarist for and a singer and songwriter for Chicago. He died from an […]

21st Jan 1968, Jimi Hendrix recorded his version of the Bob Dylan song ‘All Along the Watchtower’ at Olympic Studios in London. Rolling Stone Brian Jones and Dave Mason from Traffic both played on the session. The track was released in the US as a single in 1968, peaking at No.20. More on Jimi Hendrix: […]

11th Jan 1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded ‘Purple Haze’ at De Lane Lea studios in London. Hendrix later stated ‘The Purple Haze,’ was about a dream he had and that he was walking under the sea.” In concert, Hendrix sometimes substituted lyrics for comic effect; “‘scuse me while I kiss the sky” was rendered […]

3rd Jan 1969, Appearing live on The Lulu show on UK TV, The Jimi Hendrix Experience were booked to perform two songs, Voodoo Child, (which was performed in full), then Hendrix stopped performing his new single ‘Hey Joe’ after a verse and chorus and instead launched into a version of the Cream song ‘Sunshine Of […]

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 […]

13th Dec 1966, Jimi Hendrix made his TV debut on ITV’s ‘Ready Steady Go!’ (Marc Bolan was also on the show). The Jimi Hendrix Experience also recorded ‘Foxy Lady’ on this day. The United States version of Are You Experienced listed the song with a spelling mistake as ‘Foxey Lady’ and this is how it […]

Here is yet another one of those 50 years ago things… Jimi Hendrix / The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their 2nd LP “Axis: Bold as Love” in the UK on Dec.1, 1967. It was recorded to fulfill the Experience’s contract, which stated that they must produce two records in 1967. It was the follow-up to […]

Jimi Hendrix would have turned 75 years old today. We think it would be fair to say that Jimi was possibly the most influential guitarist in the history of Rock and Roll. If not the most, at least in the top 3. Would you agree? And, what is your favorite song that Jimi recorded? Happy […]

27th Nov 1942, Born on this day, Jimi Hendrix guitarist, singer, songwriter who had the 1967 UK No.6 single ‘Hey Joe’, the 1970 UK No.1 single ‘Voodoo Chile’, and the 1968 US No.1 and UK No.6 album ‘Electric Ladyland’. Hendrix who is widely considered to be the greatest guitarist in musical history made appearances at […]


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