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February 16th, 1968

The Experience, along with Soft Machine, The Moving Sidewalks, and The Chessmen, play the State Fair Music Hall in Dallas, Texas. The set includes: “Are You Experienced?” “Fire,” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “Tax Free,” “Foxey Lady,” “Hey Joe,” “Spanish Castle Magic,” “Red House,” and “Purple Haze.”
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February 17th, 1968

The Experience, Soft Machine, The Moving Sidewalks, and Neal Ford & the Fanatics perform at Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth, Texas. The Experience play: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window,” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “Fire,” “Catfish Blues,” “Foxey Lady,” “Hey Joe,” “Purple Haze,” and “Wild Thing.”

Later, Hendrix jams backstage with Billy Gibbons, guitarist for The Moving Sidewalks, and trades guitars with him. Gibbons gives Hendrix a left-handed 1957 Stratocaster and Hendrix gives Gibbons a pink Strat. (Gibbons, who later joined ZZ Top, reportedly still owns the pink guitar.)

Band

October 11th, 1968

Virgil Gonsalez joined the Experience during this evening’s first show, adding flute to an extended rendition of “Are You Experienced”. During the second show, Herbie Rich sat in with the group on organ during “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Lover Man,” “Hey Joe,” “Fire,” and “Foxey Lady.”
Live

October 11th, 1968

Winterland Ballroom
San Francisco, California
Two Shows

1st Show:
Are You Experienced
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Red House
Foxey Lady
Star Spangled Banner
Purple Haze

2nd Show:
Tax Free
Spanish Castle Magic
Like A Rolling Stone
Lover Man
Hey Joe
Fire
Foxey Lady
Manic Depression
Sunshine Of Your Love
Purple Haze

Live

October 12th, 1968

Winterland Ballroom
San Francisco, California
Two Shows

1st Show:
Fire
Lover Man
Like A Rolling Stone
Foxey Lady
Tax Free
Hey Joe
Purple Haze
Wild Thing

2nd Show:
Foxey Lady
Manic Depression
Sunshine Of Your Love
Little Wing
Spanish Castle Magic
Red House
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Star Spangled Banner
Purple Haze