Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
Popular Tagsthe experience Jimi Mitch Noel Spain Gerrard Street interview Jimi Hendrix Heathrow International Airport Eric Barrett Anim Jane Simmons Old Compton Street Terrino Palma Lauro Verde Beach Black Music Noel Redding California Keith Altham
July 04th, 1968
Jimi, Mitch and Noel travel from New York to London’s Heathrow International Airport. Back in London, Jimi moves into his new flat at 23 Brook Street in London, W1.
July 08th, 1968
Melody Maker’s Alan Walsh interviews Jimi Hendrix at his manager’s (Anim), Gerrard Street office for a July 20th feature. In the interview, Hendrix makes references to the hectic recording schedule of the past, saying, “I felt we were becoming the American version of Dave Dee – nothing wrong with that, but its just not our scene. We decided we had to end that scene and get into our own thing. I was tired after of the attitude of fans they’ve bought you a house and a car and now expect you to work the way they want you to for the rest of your life. Buy we couldn’t just say, screw them, because they have their rights, too, so we decided the best way was to just cool the recording scene until we were ready with something that we wanted everyone to hear. I want people to hear us, what we’re doin’ now and try to appreciate what we’re at.”
July 10th, 1968
The Experience’s London-based management office, Anim, closes its Gerrard Street office down and moves Jane Simmons, the administrator of The Official Jimi Hendrix Fan Club to the offices of Track Records on Old Compton Street in London where she continued to manage the original Fan club.
July 14th, 1968
Eric Barrett and Keith Altham join Noel Redding on a flight from London to Terrino, Spain for a few days of relaxation.
July 16th, 1968
Jimi, Mitch and Noel spend the day at Lauro Verde Beach in Palma, Spain. Home videos recorded by Noel Redding are later presented in the Southbank Documentary in October 1989.