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The Purple Haze™ Playlist

“Hey Joe” b/w “Stone Free” was the first single to put Jimi Hendrix on the map; but it was “Purple Haze” that made him a superstar. With a rough set of initial lyrics penned backstage before a gig at London’s The Upper Cut club in December 1966, the song’s evolution eventually saw the finished song debut as a UK single in March 1967 and later in the starring role as the opening track on US release of The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s debut album Are You Experienced in August 1967.

Record Collector Presents Jimi Hendrix Out September 2

Record Collector Presents … Jimi Hendrix, out September 2, is available to pre-order here: https://bit.ly/37Uzhys

Record Collector Presents … Jimi Hendrix is a special edition magazine devoted entirely to the greatest rock guitarist of his time. Featuring guides to his most sought-after worldwide rarities and a comprehensive UK discography; in-depth articles on the making of his classic second album, Axis: Bold As Love; his final months and the recording sessions for his never-to-be-finished fourth album; an examination of his relationship with politics; a look at his early years as a musical gun for hire; new features from some of RC’s best writers on his studio albums and the landmark live sets; an indispensable guide to the tangled web of his posthumous releases; fan profiles; and plenty more.

In Memory Of Mike Finnigan

Experience Hendrix and the Hendrix family are saddened to learn of the passing of legendary keyboardist and session musician Mike Finnigan who passed away yesterday at the age of 76.

For more than 50 years Mike has been involved in the music industry and recorded or toured with the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton, Cher, Ringo Starr, David Coverdale, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James, Joe Cocker, Steve Winwood; Crosby, Stills & Nash among a host of others.

Lithofayne “Faye” Pridgon – Forever In Our Hearts

Experience Hendrix and the Hendrix family are deeply saddened at the passing of Lithofayne “Faye” Pridgon at the age of 80.

By 1964, Jimi Hendrix had gravitated to Harlem, the home for black music on the East Coast. It was here that Jimi met Faye, a fixture in the Harlem scene, in a club.

The Coda Collection Explores ‘Hendrix: The Final Year’

The Coda Collection explores the final 12 months of Jimi Hendrix’s life in their new feature “Hendrix: The Final Year.” More than a music video streaming platform, The Coda Collection also delves deeper into the stories behind the music. Start streaming the Jimi Hendrix film collection today on The Coda Collection available through Amazon Prime Video.

Vancouver Approves Nora Hendrix Way

This week, the city of Vancouver approved the naming of a new city street in honor of Jimi’s grandmother, Nora Hendrix, who was leader within the Black community in the early 1900s. Once constructed, the new road–Nora Hendrix Way– will run adjacent to the new St.

The Coda Collection Launches Exclusive Channel On Amazon Prime Video

NEW MULTI-MEDIA COMPANY, THE CODA COLLECTION, LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE CHANNEL ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO AND A DEDICATED MUSIC EDITORIAL WEBSITE OFFERING CURATED LIBRARY OF RARE AND NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN CONCERTS, NEWLY CREATED DOCUMENTARIES, ARCHIVAL PERFORMANCES BY THE GREATEST ARTISTS IN POPULAR MUSIC, AND THE STORIES BEHIND THEM ALL

Founders Include Legendary Musicians and Music Business Veterans Janie Hendrix, Yoko Ono, Jonas Herbsman, John McDermott, and Jim Spinello.