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Interviews

Janvier 03rd, 1969

Jimi sits for an interview with reporter Jon King at his London apartment on Brook Street.
Interviews

Janvier 04th, 1969

Chris Welch interviews Hendrix for the January 11th edition of the UK music publication Melody Maker. He also grants an interview to Tony Norman for the January edition of Top Pops magazine.

Studio 4, BBC Television Center, London, England

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Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Hey Joe
Sunshine Of Your Love

Jimi gave one of his most memorable performances on this day. He performed “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” and an unforgettable medley of “Hey Joe” and Cream’s “Sunshine Of Your Love”. Partway through “Hey Joe”, Hendrix came to a stop and launched into “Sunshine Of Your Love,” dedicating the soon to the recently disbanded Cream.

In 1998, this performance was included in its entirety as part of the double CD BBC Sessions.

Interviews

Janvier 07th, 1969

January 7, 1969

Brook Street
London, England

Jimi, Mitch, and Noel sit for an interview with Hugh Curry of the Canadian Broadcasting Company. The interview is later premiered as part of the CBC program Through The Eyes Of Tomorrow.

Events

Janvier 09th, 1969

January 9, 1969

Konserthuset
Stockholm, Sweden
Two Shows with Jethro Tull

That afternoon, Jimi grants an interview to Ulla Lundstrom. He also takes part in a press reception attended by writers from Aftonbladet, Expressen, Bildjournalen, and Dagens Nyheter. Prior to his concert, Jimi spoke with Lennart Wretlind and excerpts were later featured as part of the January 12 radio program Pop 68 Special.

1st Show:
Killing Floor
Spanish Castle Magic
Fire
Hey Joe
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Red House
Sunshine Of Your Love

2nd Show:
I Don’t Live Today
Spanish Castle Magic
Hey Joe
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Sunshine Of Your Love
Red House
Fire
Purple Haze
Star Spangled Banner

The first of these two performances was videotaped for SVT Swedish Television. “Sunshine Of Your Love” and “Red House” were featured as part of the 2001 video release Experience.

Events

Janvier 10th, 1969

Falkoner Centret
Denmark
Two Shows with Jethro Tull

1st Show:
Fire
Foxey Lady
Tax Free
Spanish Castle Magic
Red House
Sunshine Of Your Love
I Don’t Live Today
Purple Haze

Photo: Mark Johansen / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC