Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia
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May 01st, 1968
The Experience work at the Record Plant in New York City. During the session, the group creates the basic track for “House Burning Down” and complete the recordings of “Gypsy Eyes” with take 5 being marked as ‘complete.’ The group also revisit “Tax Free” with Hendrix playing his guitar through a Leslie speaker on two of the takes; the later being marked as ‘use.’
May 10th, 1968
The Experience perform two shows at the Fillmore East in New York City, with support from Sly & the Family Stone and the Joshua Light Show. One of the sets, lasting 50 minutes includes performances of “Lover Man,” “Fire,” “Foxey Lady,” “Red House,” “Hey Joe,” “Sunshine Of Your Love,” “Hear My Train A Comin’,” Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window,” “Purple Haze,” and “Wild Thing.”
August 05th, 1968
The Experience return to New York City
August 12th, 1968
The Experience return to New York City where Hendrix joins Joan Baez in attendance at the “Operation Airlift Biafra Benefit” at the Scene Club. Hendrix reportedly performs a small set for the event.
Jimi Hendrix is joined by Paul Caruso on harmonica at the Record Plant for three demo recordings of “Room Full of Mirrors.”
November 04th, 1968
The Experience return to New York City for few days rest.
Several record stores throughout Britain stop selling The Experience’s latest release, Electric Ladyland because of the controversial artwork consisting of 19 naked women on the cover.