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Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by Alan Jones for the February 3rd edition of The Hull Times.
The Experience perform at the New Cellar Club in South Shields with support from The Bond.
Set List: (partial) Rock Me Baby // Stone Free // Hey Joe // Wild Thing
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at the Imperial Hotel in Darlington, County Durham with support from West Coast Promotion
Following The Experience’s performance, Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by Charles Webster for a February 3rd story in The Northern Echo.
Tape Log: Purple Haze The studio sessions on February 3rd marked The Experience’s first foray into Olympic Studios and their first time working with engineer Eddie Kramer. This initial session saw Hendrix return to the January 11th masters for “Purple Haze” to record some additional overdubs. This initial “Purple Haze” session at Olympic foreshadowed just how creative and cutting edge the team of Hendrix, Chas Chandler and Eddie Kramer would become in the months that followed. This recording session also marked one one of the first times that Hendrix recorded in the studio with Roger Mayer’s experimental Octavia effects pedal.
The Experience perform at Ricky Tick in Hounslow.
The Experience perform their second show of the day, this time at The Flamingo on Wardour Street in London.
Set List: Killing Floor // Have Mercy On Me Baby // Can You See Me // Like A Rolling Stone // Rock Me Baby // Catfish Blues // Stone Free // Hey Joe // Wild Thing
The Experience perform two shows on this night, the first of which was done at The Ram Jam Club.
Jimi Hendrix attends The Cream concert at the Saville Theatre.
Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by Steve Barker for an article in Debris, the student newspaper for West One.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at the Star Hotel in Croydon, Surrey, England.
Set List: (partial) Stone Free // Hey Joe // Red House // Johnny B. Goode // Are You Experienced? (possible) // Third Stone From The Sun (possible)
Jimi Hendrix returns to Olympic Studios to complete further work on “Purple Haze” alongside Chas Chandler and Eddie Kramer. Noel Redding contributes some of the background vocals during this session.
Tape Log: Purple Haze
The Experience returned to Olympic Studios where the group completed a final mix on their new single “Purple Haze.” Afterwards, the trio revisited the four-track master for “Fire” which was previously worked on at DeLane Lea Studios. In the end, the original DeLane Lea track was basically replaced with new work. “Foxey Lady” received similar treatment, this time revisiting the December 13, 1966 tapes that were conceived at CBS Studios. By the end of the night, a final mix was in hand.
Tape Log: Purple Haze // Fire // Foxey Lady
The Experience perform at the Bromley Court Hotel’s Bromel Club.
The Experience perform at The Locarno in Bristol.
Set List: (partial) Like A Rolling Stone // Hey Joe // Wild Thing
Jimi Hendrix is interviewed for the February 10th edition of the Bristol Evening Post.
The Experience perform at the Plaza Ballroom.
Set List: (partial) Hey Joe
The Experience performance at Blue Moon in Cheltenham.
Photographer Bernard Wagner completes a photo session with Jimi Hendrix outside of his apartment at 34 Montagu Square on Marylebone.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at the Sinking Ship Clubland in Stockport.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience record a series of songs for the BBC’s Saturday Club radio program at the BBC Broadcasting House in Marylebone. The recordings were first broadcast on February 18 along with a short interview with Jimi Hendrix done by DJ Brian Matthew. These recordings have subsequently been released as part of The Jimi Hendrix Experience: BBC Sessions
Set List: Foxey Lady [2 takes] // Stone Free // Hey Joe // Love Or Confusion
Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by Alain Dister at the Anim management office on Gerrard Street.
The Experience perform at The Civic Hall in Grays, Essex. Alain Dister who interviewed Hendrix back at the Anim management office earlier in the day accompanied The Experience, as did Alan Price (previously of The Animals).
Set List: (partial) Hey Joe // Like A Rolling Stone // Wild Thing
Following their gig at The Civic Hall in Essex, The Experience attend the “Valentine’s Day Massacre” at The Speakeasy. While at The Speakeasy, Jimi Hendrix jams with Skip Allen, drummer for The Pretty Things.
Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by Kevin Swift for the March issue of Beat Instrumental and the February 25th edition of Record Mirror Jimi is also interviewed by Albert Bokslag and Cees Mentink for the February 25th edition of Kink.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at The Dorothy Ballroom in Cambridge.
The Experience perform at the Thames Hotel’s Ricky Tick nightspot in Windsor.
The Experience perform at York University.
The Experience perform at the Blarney Club on Tottenham Court Road in London. UFO Club was founded by John Hopkins and Joe Coyd in an Irish dance hall called the “Blarney Club” in the basement of 31 Totenham Court Road. After its opening in December 23, 1966, the club gained considerable recognition as ‘ground zero’ for the underground movement and the first psychedelic nightclub in England. It regularly played host to bands like Pink Floyd.
The Experience perform at The Pavillion in Bath.
The Experience head back to De Lane Lea Studios to continue work on their debut album. Recordings this evening focused on “I Don’t Live Today,” and by the session’s end, Chas Chandler had a working master in hand.
Tape Log: I Don’t Live Today
The Experience are interviewed at the Anim management offices for a March 11th issue of New Musical Express.
The Experience are invited to the BBC Studios to perform “Hey Joe” live on the program Parade Of The Pops.
Set List: Hey Joe
The Experience attend a press reception for Soft Machine. The reception was hosted by Chas Chandler who produced the band’s first single “Live Makes Sweet Music,” which was just recently released.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at the Roundhouse in Chalk Farm. Supporting the group is Soft Machine, The Flies and Sandy & Hilary
The Jimi Hendrix Experience are photographed at Bruce Fleming’s studio in London.
The Experience perform at The Pavillion in Worthing, Sussex.
The Experience perform at Leicester University.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at Corn Exchange with support from The Soul Trinity as part of the venue’s “Saturday Scene” event. Portions of the show including “Stone Free” and “Like A Rolling Stone” were captured on film by a Dutch filmmaker, Roeland Kerbosch. The footage marks the earliest known film footage of The Experience in concert. These recordings were issued as bonus footage on the 2007 DVD release The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live At Monterey.
Set List: (partial) Stone Free // Like A Rolling Stone
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform as part of the “Grand Pop Festival” at the Cliffs Pavillion in Southend-On-Sea, Essex. They are supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich; The Nashville Teens; The Koobas; Force Five; and MC Pete Murray. Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich; The Nashville Teens; The Koobas; Force Five; MC Pete Murray
A second photo session with Bruce Fleming at his London studio is completed on this day. Where the first session focused primarily on black & white photos, this session focused on color photography. The results of which appeared on the cover for the UK pressing of The Experence’s debut album Are You Experienced.