Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Hendrix Recordings Resurrection

Jimi Hendrix, considered by many to be the greatest guitar player of all time, will have three new albums out this week. But sadly, this isn’t a story of resurrection.

Hendrix died 43 years ago of a drug overdose. Since then there have been more than three dozen albums released of his songs, the most recent coming out in 2011.

One of this week’s albums, however, will have 12 previously unreleased studio recordings that the album’s co-producer said is a Jimi many have yet to hear, “away from his record company’s expectations and his working band’s limitations.” [more...]

Hendrix at 70: New album offers different look
Hendrix sought inspiration in the studio - jamming.