Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
Popular TagsMitch Mitchell Graham Bond Hollywood Whiskey A Go Go Margaret Robin Black Music magazine interview Buddy Miles New York City California the scene club Michael Jeffery Rolling Stone John Burks Rolling Stone Eric Burdon
March 01st, 1968
Jimi Hendrix, along with Noel Redding, spends the evening at The Scene Club in New York City.
September 18th, 1968
Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell, Buddy Miles, Graham Bond and Eric Burdon jam at the Whiskey A Go Go in Hollywood, California.
November 09th, 1968
Margaret Robin interviews Jimi Hendrix and Noel Redding for Black Music magazine.
February 04th, 1970
Under the watchful eye of manager, Michael Jeffery Rolling Stone’s John Burks was invited to Jeffery’s office on West 37th Street in New York to interview Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding (who was recently brought in from England). Jeffery clearly wanted to present the original Jimi Hendrix Experience as a united group and that the disastrous Madison Square Garden performance by Hendrix with the Band Of Gypsys was a single, isolated episode. Rolling Stone was at the forefront of the counter cultural press and Jeffrey desperately wanted to the benefit of positive coverage for his artist.
In his interview, Burks made several attempts to pin Hendrix down on his present musical course, but Hendrix offered no definitive explanation or plan. Rather than lay out a comprehensive plan for the Experience, Hendrix alluded to possible future jamming and recording with Cox and Miles. The guitarist also described the recent Madison Square Garden performance as ‘the end of a big fairy tale’.