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Popular TagsMiami Pop Festival cancelled Gulf Stream Park Rain Day Dream Away Neil Landon Jim Leverton Vancouver British Columbia Pacific Coliseum Seattle Canada Mitch Noel
May 19th, 1968
A second day of performances at the Miami Pop Festival is cancelled due to a torrential thunderstorm. During the drive back to the hotel from Gulf Stream Park, Jimi begins to write “Rain Day, Dream Away.”
July 18th, 1968
Jimi, Mitch and Noel are joined on stage by Neil Landon and Jim Leverton to perform a number of classic rock’n’roll songs including “Lucille” and “Johnny B. Goode.” Noel Redding notes, “I think it was the only time anyone ever did vocals with us.
Are You Experienced Inc., the group’s new business firm is legally formed in the city of New York.
September 07th, 1968
Jimi travels from Seattle to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to ready for a performance that night at the Pacific Coliseum. Again, Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine support The Experience. Included in the performance are renditions of "Foxey Lady," "Fire," and "Red House" among several others.
Before the show, Jimi Hendrix and Mitch Mitchell are interviewed by Terry David Mulligan for Good Rockin' Tonight on CBC Television.