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July 29th, 1967

Radio promo announcing a "new group," The Jimi Hendrix Experiencing were joining The Monkees tour and were scheduled to appear on July 29, 1967 in Detroit, MI. The Experience would not perform on this date, having left the tour following their July 16 performance in Queens, New York.

Jimi Hendrix Radio Promo 07/29/1967 by jimihendrixrootmusic
Recording

April 18th, 1968

The Experience record “Long Hot Summer Night” at The Record Plant (321 West 44th Street) in New York. Al Kooper later overdubs piano on the track. It was during this session that Hendrix gave Kooper his Stratocaster, (See Issue #5, page 6, ‘None Take Hendrix Strat’ for details on recent Auction featuring this guitar).

Recording

February 11th, 1969

Record Plant
New York, N.Y.

Destructive Love

Jimi oversees a mixing session dedicated to the Buddy Miles Express song “Destructive Love”. The song would later be retitled “I Can See” and included as part of the album Electric Church.

It’s Too Bad
World Traveler
Jam

In addition to his work on the Buddy Miles Express recording, Jimi, Miles, and organist Duane Hitchings also focused on new material by Hendrix. “It’s Too Bad” would later be issued as part of the Jimi Hendrix Experience box set.

Recording

March 18th, 1969

Record Plant
New York, N.Y.

Star Spangled Banner
Hey Gypsy Boy

Jimi Hendrix records “Star Spangled Banner” and “Gypsy Boy” at the Record Plant. “Star Spangled Banner” was included as part of the Jimi Hendrix Experience box set.

Recording

April 01st, 1969

Olmstead Studios, New York
Studio Recording

1) Bleeding Heart
2) Guitar Idea
3) Ezy Ryder
4) Midnight
5) Bleeding Heart
6) Villanova Junction Blues
7) Jam

Following a difficult and unproductive series of sessions at Olympic Studios in February 1969, the Experience did not return to the recording studio as a unit until April, when they gathered with engineer Eddie Kramer at New York’s Olmstead Studios to try and recapture their momentum.