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May 01st, 1969
Freelance journalist, Sharon Lawrence interviews Jimi Hendrix in his room at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
May 12th, 1969
Sunrise by Eire Apparent is released in England. The album was produced by Jimi and features the guitarist making guest appearances on several tracks including, “Rock ‘N’ Roll Band,” “Yes I Need Someone,” “The Clown,” “Captive In The Sun,” and “Mr. Guy Fawkes”.
May 31st, 1969
Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
With Fat Mattress
Set List: [Partial]
I Don’t Live Today
Star Spangled Banner
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Prior to their performance that evening, the Experience sat for a radio interview in studio at KPOI FM.
On stage that evening, with the technical difficulties which had plagued the group’s abbreviated performance the previous evening apparently repaired, Jimi put forth a superb effort.
Jimi Hendrix is photographed on stage at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 31, 1969.
Photo: Robert Knight / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC