The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform two songs, “Manic Depression” and “Purple Haze” for the BBC Two program Late Night Line-Up. The show airs on May 17th as part of their show “Psychedelic Happening,” which also featured an interview with the band.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience perform at the BBC Playhouse Theatre on Northumberland Avenue in the City of Westminster, London. This made-for-live-radio performance was broadcast on the Monday Monday radio program. Unfortunately no recordings are known to exist for this performance.
Set List: Purple Haze // Foxey Lady
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.
Photographer Gunter Zint arranges for a Press Reception to greet The Experience when they arrive in Hamburg.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience appear on the BBC Radio program Saturday Club, performing “Killing Floor,” “Fire,” and “Purple Haze.” This March 28th recording would first broadcast on April 1st. These songs have since been included on the 1998 release of The Jimi Hendrix Experience: BBC Sessions.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience record “Purple Haze” for the April 4th episode of the BBC television show Dee Time. Cat Stevens, Kiki Dee, Libby Morris, Mike Newman and Lance Percival are also guests on this episode. Unfortunately, no tapes of this episode remain in the BBC archives.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience appear on Twenclub, a live radio program aired from Norddeutscher Rundfunk (aka NDR Radio 1). During their appearance, The Experience are interviewed before and after performing the following songs: “Foxey Lady,” “Hey Joe,” “Stone Free,” “Fire,” and “Purple Haze.”
In the afternoon, The Experience head to Hilversum to conduct rehearsals for their forthcoming appearance on Fanclub, which is scheduled to air live on national television. During the rehearsals, it is suggested that Hendrix mime the live performance because they are playing so loud that it knocked plaster off the ceiling in the studio below their rehearsal space.
The Experience visit Universal TV Studios in Waterloo to conduct another ‘mimed’ television appearance; this time performing “Hey Joe” and “Stone Free.”
Set List: Hey Joe // Stone Free