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June 1, 1969 Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii With Fat Mattress The Experience completed a third show at Waikiki Shell, Honolulu.
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.
Wally Heider Recording, Los Angeles, Ca. Studio 3, Mixing Eddie Kramer began mixing sessions for a proposed Experience live album. Among the work completed on this day are mixes and edits of “Star Spangled Banner” (San Diego 5/24/69), “Purple Haze” (San Diego 5/24/69), and “Little Wing” (Royal Albert Hall 2/24/69).
Album Release The new album The Street Giveth… And The Street Taketh Away by Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys is released in the United Kingdom. The album produced by Jimi Hendrix and spawns the hit US single “Good Old Rock n’ Roll”. Wally Heider Recording, Los Angeles, Ca. Studio 3, Mixing Eddie Kramer resumed mixing recent live recordings of the Experience for a possible live album.
Wally Heider Recording, Los Angeles, Ca. Studio 3, Mixing Eddie Kramer continued work on several live recordings. Final mixes of “I Don’t Live Today” (Los Angeles Forum 4/26/69) and “Hear My Train A Comin’” (Royal Albert Hall 2/24/69) were prepared.
Wally Heider Recording, Los Angeles, Ca. Studio 3, Mixing Eddie Kramer resumed mixing sessions for the proposed live album. Upon completion, the album was handed over to Jimi’s manager Michael Jeffery. Despite their work, however, Reprise Records shelved the live album in favor of the compilation Smash Hits.
Hendrix traveled back to Toronto, Ontario to attend his preliminary hearing scheduled for the following day.
At the preliminary hearing, Judge Robert Taylor ordered Hendrix to return to the Toronto Court House on December 8 for a full trial. Afterwards, Richie Yorke interviewed Hendrix for the Toronto Globe & Mail and the July 9 issue of the Los Angeles Times. Later that evening, Jimi returned to Los Angeles.