Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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December 03rd, 1968
Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding return to London for the Christmas Holidays. During this time, Redding teamed up with Jim Leverton and Eric Dillon to record 12 tracks for the upcoming Fat Mattress album.
December 12th, 1968
Mitch Mitchell joined John Lennon, Keith Richards, and Eric Clapton to take part in the Rolling Stones Great Rock & Roll Circus television special. The group, which Lennon dubbed the Dirty Mac, performed a version of “Yer Blues”.
This legendary recording remained unreleased for more than two decades before ABKCO Records released the program on CD and home video.
December 24th, 1968
Hendrix reportedly attends a poetry reading at St. Mark’s Church in New York.