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Interviews

March 05th, 1969

Valerie Mabbs of Record Mirror interviews Hendrix at his Brook Street apartment for the March 15th issue.

Interviews

March 06th, 1969

John Grant interviews Hendrix for the March 15th issue of New Musical Express. That evening Hendrix joins Billy Preston during a jam session at The Speakeasy.

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March 10th, 1969

Jane de Mendelssohn interviews Jimi Hendrix at his Brook Street flat for the March 28 issue of International Times.

Interviews

March 12th, 1969

Alan Smith of New Musical Express interviews the Experience at Hendrix’s Brook Street flat. The interview appears in the April 19 issue of the paper.

The Experience would also grant an interview to Ray Coleman for the March 22 issue of Disc & Music.

Stories

March 22nd, 1969

The March 22 edition of Billboard magazine’s “International News Reports” headlines Hendrix Wins Paris Fest’s Pop Prize. The headline refers to Hendrix Billboard’s 1968 Artist of the Year as the recipient of the Popular Music Prize in the 1969 Academie Charles Cros Awards at the Festival du Son held at the Palais d’Orsay in Paris, France.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience is named both the #2 Duo & Group and #2 Artist overall in Billboard’s March 22, Campus Attractions supplement. The honor marks The Experience as being the second best selling group based on reports from college book and record stores throughout the United States between March 1968 and February 1969. On both charts, The Experience were second only to Simon & Garfunkel.