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Photographer Bernard Wagner completes a photo session with Jimi Hendrix outside of his apartment at 34 Montagu Square on Marylebone.
Jimi Hendrix signs a US record contract with Warner Bros.
Jimi Hendrix visits the studios at Radio Europe No. 1 where he listens to Johnny Hallyday’s rendition of “Hey Joe.”
Jimi Hendrix and his girlfriend Kathy Etchingham and Chas Chandler and his girlfriend Lottie Lexon move to their new flat at 43 Upper Berkeley Street in London. Their new flat is merely 7 blocks away from their old place at 34 Montagu Street.
Hendrix checks in at Gothenburg police headquarters. He must report there every day until January 15.
Chas Chandler accompanies Hendrix on a flight from Gothenburg to London.
Jimi Hendrix attends a party at the Apple offices on Saville Row, where he is interviewed for the London Herald. The party is held to celebrate Apple’s signing of The Grapefruit. Members of the Beatles, Brian Jones and Kathy Etchingham also attend.
Jimi Hendrix, along with Noel Redding, spends the evening at The Scene Club in New York City.
Mitchell and Redding return to New York. Hendrix jams with The Hollies at The Scene Club.
Hendrix attends a reception for Soft Machine at The Scene Club.
Hendrix writes in his journal today: “We left Ottawa City today – I kissed Joni goodbye, slept in the car awhile. Stopped at a highway diner. I mean a Real one like in the movies. Mitch and I discuss our plans for movie. Slight disagreement here and there but it will be soon straightened out. Nothing happened in Rochester tonight. Went to a very bad bad (illegible) bad tasting restaurant. Thugs follow us. They probably was sacred. Couldn’t figure us out. Me with my Indian hat and Mexican moustach [sic], Mitch with his fairy tale jacket and Noel with his leapeord [sic] band hat and glasses and hair. And accent. G’nite all.”
Mitch Mitchell, Noel Redding and his sister Vicki, and Eric Barrett arrive in Italy after flying from London’s Heathrow International Airport.
The Experience travel from Bologna to London, making stops in both Milan and Geneva before arriving at their final destination. Once at Heathrow, Hendrix is quickly whisked away for a return flight back to New York City.
The Experience fly from Zurich, Switzerland to London, England.
Hendrix, Mitchell and Redding travel from London to New York City.
Redding and Mitchell travel to Majorca, Spain with Kathy Etchingham, Angie Burdon, Gerry Stickles, and Neil Landon.
Jimi, Mitch and Noel travel from New York to London’s Heathrow International Airport. Back in London, Jimi moves into his new flat at 23 Brook Street in London, W1.
The Experience’s London-based management office, Anim, closes its Gerrard Street office down and moves Jane Simmons, the administrator of The Official Jimi Hendrix Fan Club to the offices of Track Records on Old Compton Street in London where she continued to manage the original Fan club.
Eric Barrett and Keith Altham join Noel Redding on a flight from London to Terrino, Spain for a few days of relaxation.
Jimi, Mitch and Noel spend the day at Lauro Verde Beach in Palma, Spain. Home videos recorded by Noel Redding are later presented in the Southbank Documentary in October 1989.
The Experience fly from Heathrow International Airport to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.
Jimi, Mitch and Noel fly from New York City to Los Angeles, California.
Jimi, Mitch and Noel attend a Love-In at Beauregarde Square in New Orleans with music performed by numerous local groups. Jimi speaks to the crowd from a flatbed truck, asking people to attend their concert later that night at City Park Stadium. Jimi Hendrix is photographed on stage during The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s August 1, 1968 concert at City Park Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo: Michael Bakkum / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC
The Experience return to New York City where Hendrix joins Joan Baez in attendance at the “Operation Airlift Biafra Benefit” at the Scene Club. Hendrix reportedly performs a small set for the event. Jimi Hendrix is joined by Paul Caruso on harmonica at the Record Plant for three demo recordings of “Room Full of Mirrors.”
The Experience returns to Los Angeles, California.
Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell return to London, England.
Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding return to Los Angeles. Hendrix travels from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu, Hawaii where he is promptly interviewed by Wayne Harada for the October 3 issue of The Honolulu Advertiser.
Mitchell and Redding travel to Honolulu where they meet up with Hendrix.
The Experience flies from Honolulu, Hawaii to Los Angeles, California.
The Experience return to New York City for few days rest. Several record stores throughout Britain stop selling The Experience’s latest release, Electric Ladyland because of the controversial artwork consisting of 19 naked women on the cover.
Hendrix reportedly attends a poetry reading at St. Mark’s Church in New York.
Jimi, Mitch, and Noel fly from New York’s Kennedy Airport to London’s Heathrow International.
London, England Jimi attends the Postcard record release party thrown for Apple Records recording artist Mary Hopkins. The event is held at the Post Office Tower restaurant in London.
Olympic Studios London, England Hendrix attends but does not participate in a recording session for the group Glass Menagerie. Chas Chandler is the Producer for the session.
London, England Jimi sat in for a jam session with Traffic members Dave Mason and Jim Capaldi at the Speakeasy in London.
Hendrix visits Noel Redding at Olympic Studios during a recording session for Fat Mattress. Later that evening, Jimi Hendrix travels to Ronnie Scott’s to enjoy an evening of performances by Roland Kirk & His Quartet.
Hendrix returns to Ronnie Scott’s Club to watch another night of performances by Roland Kirk. It has been reported but not confirmed that Hendrix joined Kirk on stage for an extended jam session.
Jimi Hendrix once again reportedly joins Roland Kirk for a jam session at Ronnie Scott’s Club. Afterwards, Kirk visits Hendrix’s Brook Street flat.
Hendrix flies from London’s Heathrow International Airport to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. Back in New York, Hendrix checks into the Pierre Hotel on 5th Avenue.
Jimi returned to Toronto, Ontario where he appeared in court before Judge Fred Hayes. Hayes ordered Hendrix to return for a preliminary hearing for possession of narcotics on June 19. Photos of Jimi walking to the court house were later featured on the cover of Rolling Stone’s May 31, 1969 issue.
The Experience traveled from San Francisco, California to the Honolulu International Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii.
June 7, 1969 While staying at the Beverly Rodeo Hotel, Hendrix penned the lyrics to “Valleys Of Neptune… Arising” and dated the page June 7, 1969.
Hendrix traveled back to Toronto, Ontario to attend his preliminary hearing scheduled for the following day.
Jimi made a stop at one of his favorite musical hangouts, Manny’s Music on 156 West 48th Street in New York. Hendrix spent $1,756.30 on various pieces of equipment including an Epiphone Casino, Gibson Les Paul, Echoplex, Innovex plus assorted strings and cords.
During his stay at the Hotel Navarro in Manhattan, Hendrix penned lyrics to “Ball And Chain” and “Let It Grow”
Jimi Hendrix moves into an apartment at 59 West 12th Street in New York City.
Mitch Mitchell attends the wedding ceremony of ex-Experience bassist, Noel Redding and Susan Fowsby in Kent, England while Hendrix remains present in New York City.
Jimi Hendrix celebrates his 27th birthday backstage with The Rolling Stones as they perform at Madison Square Garden in New York City. While backstage, Hendrix jams with Mick Taylor of The Stones, a jam that is caught on 16mm film. Afterwards, Hendrix joins The Stones at Mont Key’s home where they continue Jimi’s birthday celebrations.
Hearing news that Kathy Etchingham had just married, Jimi calls her in London to confirm the account. “I hadn’t heard from Jimi for a while and apparently he was having problems,” explained Etchingham in her book Through Gypsy Eyes (Victor Gallancz, 1998). “He had a disastrous gig at Madison Square Gardens and walked off-stage. Around this time someone must have told him about me getting married to Ray. [Jimi] rang to find out if it was true.”
Jimi flies to London where he meets Kathy Etchingham and tries to convince her to leave her new husband and move back to New York, where Jimi assures her, “everything will be all right, all those people I was hanging out with have gone.” With Ray now living with Kathy at her Brook Street flat, Kathy helped get Jimi checked in at the Londonberry Hotel (Park Lane, W1).
While in London, Jimi heads to The Revolution where he attends a performance by Rubber Duck.
Jimi attends a birthday for Jethro Tull’s Glen Cornick in Laurel Canyon.