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September 11th, 1968

The Experience participates in a photo session for Life Magazine.


September 14th, 1968

In the afternoon, The Experience attends an autograph signing at The Groove Company, a record store in Hollywood, California. That evening, Big Brother & The Holding Company and The Chambers Brothers at a spectacular show at the famed Hollywood Bowl support The Experience. Their performance includes "Are You Experienced?" "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)," "Red House, "Foxey Lady," "Fire," "Hey Joe," "Sunshine Of Your Love," "I Don't Live Today," "Little Wing," "Star Spangled Banner," and "Purple Haze."
The Experience take part in a press conference where Mitch Mitchell is later interviewed by Judy Sims for the September 29 edition of Disc & Music Echo.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience are photographed in concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, California on September 14, 1968.

Photo: Chuck Boyd / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC

Jimi Hendrix is photographed during afternoon rehearsal sessions at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, California on September 14, 1968.

Photo: Chuck Boyd / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC


September 16th, 1968

The highly anticipated third release by The Jimi Hendrix Experience titled, Electric Ladyland is released in the United States, (Reprise, 2RS 6307). Although Hendrix had originally submitted his own artwork for the cover, which featured a photograph by Linda McCartney with The Experience and some young kids sitting on the Alice In Wonderland statue in New York's Central Park. In the end, only his designs of the inside of the cover were used.
This landmark two-album collection featured: "...And The Gods Made Love," "Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)," "Crosstown Traffic," "Voodoo Chile," "Little Miss Strange," "Long Hot Summer Night," "Come On (Part One)," "Gypsy Eyes," "The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp," "Rainy Day, Dream Away," "1983...(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)," "Moon, Turn The Tides...Gently, Gently Away," " Still Raining, Still Dreaming," "House Burning Down," " All Along The Watchtower," Voodoo Child (Slight Return)."
Hendrix rents a house at 2850 Benedict Canyon Drive in Beverly Hills, California where a birthday party for Eric Barrett is held.