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November 01st, 1968

The Experience performs at the Municipal Auditorium Arena in Kansas, Missouri where they broke the venue’s attendance record. Their show is supported by Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys.


November 04th, 1968

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.


November 10th, 1968

An appearance by The Experience on the Ed Sullivan Show was proposed by Sullivan’s son-in-law, Bob Precht; unfortunately, the event was snubbed before ever making it off the ground.
In John McDermott’s “Hendrix: Setting The Record Straight,” Bob Levine recalls, “Sullivan Productions really wanted to have Jimi on. Ed Sullivan had to get him one way or another, so Sullivan, Precht, [Michael] Jeffrey and I sat down to talk. Sullivan wanted to have the Vienna Ballet dance to his music, with Hendrix in front of a big orchestra, done on location in Europe. Jeffrey figured out the money he would need and agreed to the concept verbally. He left the meeting to speak to somebody—I don’t know who—and when, a day or so later, I told him he was supposed to follow up with Bob Precht her replied, ‘We aren’t going to do it.’ I asked if he had spoken to Jimi and he said, ‘No, I am not going to let Hendrix do that. I’ve got my reasons.’ Jimi would have loved to have done it.”


November 15th, 1968

The Experience perform at the Cincinnati Gardens in Ohio.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at Cincinnati Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 15, 1968

Photo: Richard Chase / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC


November 17th, 1968

The Experience perform at Yale University’s Woolsey Hall in New Haven, Connecticut. They are supported by Terry Reid and Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience are photographed in concert on November 17, 1968 at Woolsey Hall at Yale University in New Haven. Connecticut.

Photo: Jeremy Ross / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC