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September 02nd, 1968

Hendrix is interviewed and filmed by a local Denver based DJ for an upcoming PBS show.
Hendrix writes a poem entitled, “Letter to the Room Full Of Mirrors" while at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Denver. It was also at this time that Hendrix wrote to intricate design notes for the cover of the Electric Ladyland album


September 08th, 1968

The Experience travels to Spokane, Washington where John Bates interviews Hendrix for the September 9 issue of The Spokane Daily Chronicle. The group later performs at the Coliseum with support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine. The Experience’s performance includes “Foxey Lady,” “Little Wing,” “Red House,” and “Fire” among others.


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