Power of Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

2011 | 19 Tracks

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2011 re-release of 2004 hit tribute album ‘Power Of Soul: A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix’.

This star-studded musical tribute to Jimi Hendrix is highlighted by contributions by artists from rock, R&B, blues and funk. Each of these artists bears witness to Hendrix’s imprint on their own music. From the contemporary R&B stylings of Musiq to the deep country blues of John Lee Hooker, Jimi’s creative spirit-the pure inventive freedom he drew upon to originate these signature songs-stands undiminished.

This special project features new interpretations of Hendrix’s classics from a host a music’s biggest stars including Lenny Kravitz, Sting, Santana, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Earth Wind & Fire, and numerous others.

While Power Of Soul was created to pay homage to Jimi’s influence on popular music, another very important component of this project-wholly embraced by the album’s executive producers and participating artists-was the commitment to continue supporting a scholarship fund in Jimi Hendrix’s name at the United Negro College Fund.

  1. Gratitude – James
  2. Are You Experienced? – Musiq
  3. Spanish Magic Castle – Santana
  4. Purple House – Prince
  5. The Wind Cries Mary – Sting
  6. Voodoo Child (Slight Return) – Earth, Wind & Fire
  7. Power Of Soul – Bootsy Collins
  8. Burning Of The Midnight Lamp – Eric Clapton
  9. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland) – Lenny Kravitz
  10. 30 Years – James
  11. Who Knows – Devoted Spirits feat. George Duke
  12. Purple Haze – Robert Randolph & The Family Band
  13. Going Home – Velvert Turner
  14. Little Wing – Chaka Khan & Kenny Olson
  15. Castles Made Of Sand – Sounds of Blackness
  16. May This Be Love – Eric Gales
  17. Foxey Lady – Cee-Lo
  18. Red House – John Lee Hooker
  19. Little Wing/Third Stone From The Sun – Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble (Live At Ripley’s Music Hall, Philadelphia, PA)