Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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July 01st, 1968
Jimi Hendrix jams with Graham Bond at the Record Plant in New York City. Hendrix records the jam, however due to extensive technical difficulties the poor quality of the surviving recordings has rendered the tape useless.
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 06th, 1968
Melody Maker headlines the article, “Hendrix Tour Of Germany Postponed” as a result of the success the group continues to have back in America. The article goes on to state that ‘Jimi has had a massive offer to appear on further dates in September during his new American tour which starts in Dallas on July 31. Included in the US itinerary is a concert at Hollywood’s famed Bowl. Jimi is able to command $10,000 a day (over £3,000) and 60 per cent of the gate money on his American shows, which often bring him in as much as £10,000 for each date. He has only just completed an America tour, and the date at Woburn Abbey on Saturday evening is likely to be his only British appearance this year.’
The Jimi Hendrix Experience is the featured artist at Melody Maker’s Woburn Music Festival at Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire. Supporting acts include Shirley and Dolly Collins, Pentangle, Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band, T.Rex, The Family, New Formula and Little Women. The Experience’s set consists of “Foxy Lady,” “Stone Free,” “Purple Haze” and “Wild Thing” among others.
July 07th, 1968
At the Record Plant, Eddie Kramer experiments with the crossfades that will link the first three songs, “Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland),” “Crosstown Traffic,” and “Voodoo Chile” together for the Electric Ladyland album.
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.