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June 15th, 1969
Wally Heider Recording, Los Angeles, Ca.
Studio 3, Mixing
Eddie Kramer resumed mixing sessions for the proposed live album. Upon completion, the album was handed over to Jimi’s manager Michael Jeffery. Despite their work, however, Reprise Records shelved the live album in favor of the compilation Smash Hits.
February 15th, 1970
February 18th, 1970
Sterling Sound, New York
Hendrix and Kramer team with mastering engineer Bob Ludwig to supervise the final mastering for Band Of Gypsys. In light of his disappointment with the mastering of Electric Ladyland by Reprise Records, Hendrix opts to work independently to insure that the final sound quality meets his satisfaction.
August 26th, 1970
Electric Lady Studios officially opens with a grand celebration with Jimi in attendance.
Reprise Records issues the LP Historic Performances Recorded At The Monterey International Pop Festival (MS 2029), which features the unique pairing of Jimi Hendrix and Otis Redding from the 1967 event. Hendrix’s involvement on the release came in the form of recordings of “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Rock Me Baby,” “Can You See Me,” and the incendiary “Wild Thing.” This album marked the very last recordings of Jimi Hendrix to be released during his lifetime.