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May 04th, 1969

War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, New York
With Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys

Set List: [partial]
I Don’t Live Today
Stone Free
Foxey Lady

The Experience traveled from Toronto to Syracuse, New York. They secured lodging at the Randolph House Hotel before their performance that evening at the Syracuse War Memorial Auditorium.


May 06th, 1969

Record Plant, New York
Studio Recording

Jimi returned to New York and booked an evening session at the Record Plant dedicated to playbacks of previously recorded material and mixing. His session concluded at 2:30 a.m. and the guitarist left the studio to go to the Scene nightclub.


May 07th, 1969

Record Plant, New York
Studio Recording

1) “Jam #1”
2) “Jam #2”
3) “Ships Passing Through The Night”
4) “Jam Part II” [“The Things I Used To Do”]

In the early morning hours of May 7, Jimi returned from the nearby Scene Club with Steve Stills and Johnny Winter in tow. The three guitarists enjoyed a lengthy jam session which culminated in a rollicking rendition of Guitar Slim’s “The Things I Used To Do”.

Memorial Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
With Fat Mattress, Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys

Later that afternoon, Hendrix joined Mitchell, Redding and his road crew to fly to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The group checked into the Ramada Inn in Tuscaloosa prior to performing that evening at the Memorial Coliseum.

Jimi Hendrix is photographed during The Experience’s performance at Memorial Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on May 7, 1969.

Photo: Marshal Haglar / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC


May 18th, 1969

Madison Square Garden, New York, NY.
With Buddy Miles Express

Set List:
Lover Man
Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)
Red House
Spanish Castle Magic
Hear My Train A Comin’
I Don’t Live Today
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Purple Haze