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February 02nd, 1968
February 02nd, 1968
Noel Redding completes an interview for the In Sound radio program. The program is hosted by Harry Harrison. The band remains in San Francisco but moves from the Fillmore East to perform two shows at the Winterland Ballroom.
February 05th, 1968
Soft Machine rejoins The Experience for a show at Arizona State University in Tempe.
Hendrix is interviewed by Dave Gurzenski for the Arizona State Press. The interview is published February 7.
Jimi Hendrix is photographed on stage while performing at the Sun Devil’s Gym at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona on February 5, 1968.
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February 11th, 1968
The band travels north to Santa Barbara, where they play at Robertson Gym with Soft Machine and East Side Kids.
Bob White interviews Hendrix for the Argo, Santa Barbara. The story is published in March.
February 13th, 1968
Jimi Hendrix records a series of songs at Sound Center Studios (247 West 46th Street) in New York City. Recordings on this date include “My Friend” which features Ken Pine (12-string), Paul Caruso (harmonica), Jimmy Mayes (drums) and Stephen Stills (piano) accompanying Hendrix playing a bass guitar. The song would be later released on the posthumous album The Cry Of Love in 1971. Noel Redding joined the session later in the evening bringing rise to an instrumental workout of “Little Miss Lover” and while Hendrix records a version of “1983…(A Merman I Should Turn To Be).”