Happy New Year!Dec 31 2019
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the historic Band of Gypsys concerts at the Fillmore East.
Sony Music Entertainment’s The Thread Shop Signs Agreement For Worldwide Jimi Hendrix Merchandising RightsDec 12 2019
The Thread Shop, the merchandising division of Sony Music Entertainment, today announced an agreement with Authentic Hendrix LLC and Experience Hendrix L.L.C. for the rights to design, develop and distribute exclusive Jimi Hendrix merchandise worldwide.
The Thread Shop will work closely with Authentic Hendrix and Experience Hendrix to create unique merchandise—including clothing, accessories and collectibles—in a new Hendrix-specific product line available through a variety of purchasing platforms, including pop-ups, brick & mortar retail, and online stores.
Each of us has felt like an outsider at some point in our lives. In the animated video Band of Gypsys: Music That Changed Lives, the Black culture critic and music historian Nelson George discusses how his journey as an outsider began when he listened to Jimi Hendrix as a youth in a 1970s Brownsville (Brooklyn) where rock-guitar music was not considered Black at all.
Jimi Hendrix lands on the cover of Record Collector News for writer Harvey Kubernik’s behind-the-scenes look at the new box set SONGS FOR GROOVY CHILDREN. Also features a new interview with Producer Eddie Kramer.
Read more at http://recordcollectornews.com/2019/12/hendrix/
Happy 77th Birthday Jimi HendrixNov 27 2019
Songs For Groovy Children: The Fillmore East Concerts collects all four historic debut sets by Jimi Hendrix’s Band of Gypsys at New York’s historic Fillmore East.
Buy or listen now: https://jimihendrix.lnk.to/groovy
When Jimi Hendrix and his Band of Gypsys decided to cover the R&B song “Stop” at their debut concerts, they wanted to completely reinvent it, late drummer Buddy Miles said in a previously unreleased interview.Read more and watch at Ultimate Classic Rock.
Rolling Stone debuts the wild, unreleased recording of “Ezy Ryder” from 12/31/1969 (2nd Set). https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/jimi-hendrix-ezy-ryder-fillmore-east-913482
A previously unseen interview with the late Buddy Miles has arrived online, and it sees him discussing how he worked with Jimi Hendrix to create the now legendary “Machine Gun.” Watch now at NME.