Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
July 11th, 1969
Jimi made a stop at one of his favorite musical hangouts, Manny’s Music on 156 West 48th Street in New York. Hendrix spent $1,756.30 on various pieces of equipment including an Epiphone Casino, Gibson Les Paul, Echoplex, Innovex plus assorted strings and cords.
July 19th, 1969
During his stay at the Hotel Navarro in Manhattan, Hendrix penned lyrics to “Ball And Chain” and “Let It Grow”
July 30th, 1969
Reprise Records, Jimi’s US distributor, issues the popular compilation Smash Hits.
Jimi enjoys a vacation to Mogador, Morocco. His travel begins on July 30 and extends through August 6.