February 26, 1969 Olympic Studios London, England Gypsy Blood Jam With Horns Noel’s Tune
Record Plant New York, N.Y. Star Spangled Banner Hey Gypsy Boy Jimi Hendrix records “Star Spangled Banner” and “Gypsy Boy” at the Record Plant. “Star Spangled Banner” was included as part of the Jimi Hendrix Experience box set.
Olmstead Studios, New York Studio Recording 1) Bleeding Heart 2) Guitar Idea 3) Ezy Ryder 4) Midnight 5) Bleeding Heart 6) Villanova Junction Blues 7) Jam Following a difficult and unproductive series of sessions at Olympic Studios in February 1969, the Experience did not return to the recording studio as a unit until April, when they gathered with engineer Eddie Kramer at New York’s Olmstead Studios to try and recapture their momentum.
Olmstead Studios, New York Studio Recording 1) Jam 2) Hear My Train A’ Comin’ 3) Ezy Ryder
Olmstead Studios, New York Studio Recording 1)Midnight 2)Trash Man Takes of the extended instrumental workouts “Midnight” and “Trash Man” were the most promising songs to emerge from these early April 1969 Olmstead sessions. “Midnight” had begun to take form two months earlier at the February 1969 sessions at Olympic Studios.
April 4, 1969 Olmstead Studios, New York Studio Recording 1)Trash Man
Record Plant Studios, New York Studio Recording 1) Jam With Electric Sitar 2) Ships Passing In The Night 3) Ezy Ryder Working without Mitch and Noel, Jimi enjoyed a night of jamming and experimentation. The evening’s highlight came when Jimi recorded an extended, untitled jam session playing an electric sitar, an instrument given to him by its inventor, Vinnie Bell.
Record Plant Studios, New York Studio Recording 1) Stone Free 2) Hear My Train A Comin’ 3) Lullaby For The Summer Jimi revisited “Stone Free”, his first ever Experience composition. This new rendition showcased a more sophisticated arrangement than that of the November 1966 recording which had served as the b-side for “Hey Joe”.
Record Plant Studios, New York Studio Recording 1)Hear My Train A Comin’ 2)Stone Free New attempts were made at “Hear My Train A Comin’” while Jimi added overdubs to the “Stone Free” master begun on April 7.