Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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.