Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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January 01st, 1968
The Experience are interviewed at the BBC Broadcasting House on Portland Place in London.
January 02nd, 1968
Hendrix jams with Al Sykes and John Mayall at Klooks Kleek in the Railway Hotel in Hampstead.
January 03rd, 1968
The band flies to Gothenburg, Sweden.
Gosta Hansson interviews Hendrix for Goteborgs-Tidningen. The interview is published the following day.
The Experience visit the Klubb Karl in Gothenburg.
January 04th, 1968
In the early morning hours, Hendrix reportedly becomes angry when fans try to get into his room at the Hotel Opalen. Police in Gothenberg arrest him for smashing a plate glass window. He is taken to a local hospital, where he receives stitches in his right hand.
That night, the group plays at Lorensbergs Cirkus in Gothenburg. Mecki Mark Men and Baby Grandmothers are also on the bill. The first show set list is comprised of: “Foxy Lady,” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “Fire,” “Hey Joe,” “Come On (Part One),” and “Purple Haze.” For the second show, the band plays: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Fire,” “Hey Joe,” “Foxy Lady,” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “Catfish Blues,” and “Purple Haze.”
Oscar Hedlund interviews Jimi Hendrix and Gerry Stickells for Dagens Nyheter. The interview is published the following day.
January 05th, 1968
Hendrix is interviewed for a January 6 Expressen story.
Along with Mecki Mark Men and Baby Grandmothers, The Experience play the Sportshallen. Because of a sore throat, the band plays for only 35 minutes.