March 30, 1967 Television Appearance The Jimi Hendrix Experience make another appearance at the BBC, this time on the hit program Top Of The Pops
The Jimi Hendrix Experience make another appearance at the BBC, this time on the hit program Top Of The Pops. Once again, the appearance which featured two takes of “Purple Haze,” saw Hendrix singing over an instrumental backing track to meet regulations of the British Musicians’ Union. Also scheduled to appear on the program were Cat Stevens; Alan Price; Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick (aka Dave Dee & Co.); Engelbert Humperdinck; Dusty Springfield; Cliff Richard; The Byrds; and Sandie Shaw. It was no accident that Hendrix would appear with the likes of Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humperdinck as a national touring featuring these acts (and more) would kick off on March 31st at the Astoria in Finsbury Park.
Set List: Purple Haze [two takes]
tags: 1967 / Alan Price / Cat Stevens / Cliff Richard / Dave Dee & Co. / Dusty Springfield / Engelbert Humperdinck / Lime Grove Studios / March / March 30 / Media / Sandie Shaw / Shepherd's Bush / Television Appearance / The Byrds / The Jimi Hendrix Experience / Top Of The Pops / United Kingdom / West London