Nov 16 2010

Deluxe Editions of Jimi Hendrix Experience: BBC Sessions (2CD+DVD and vinyl), Jimi Hendrix: Blues (CD+DVD and Vinyl on 12/7). In addition, Live At Woodstock (2CD and 3LP) and Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year (CD on 11/16 and Vinyl on 11/22) are also available now!

The Legacy edition of Jimi Hendrix Experience: BBC Sessions brings together recordings from Hendrix’s appearances on a variety of BBC radio and television broadcasts from 1967 through 1969. The two CD Jimi Hendrix Experience: BBC Sessions comes packaged in a six-panel digipak and includes a never before released 30 minute bonus DVD documentary. The film features the group’s famed January 1969 appearance on “Happening For Lulu” which featured Hendrix interrupting the live broadcast to perform a ferocious rendition of Cream’s “Sunshine Of Your Love” together with interviews from bandmates and producers. Along with the CD edition, there is also a 3-LP 12″ vinyl edition of the album.

Originally released in 1994, the Jimi Hendrix: Blues album features 11 blues performances recorded by Hendrix between 1966 and 1970 showcasing the guitarist’s mastery of the 12-bar form. The new Deluxe Legacy Edition comes packaged in a six-panel digipak with an expanded, 36 page booklet and includes a bonus DVD featuring an expanded, 30 minute version of “Jimi Hendrix and the Blues” from the Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues series. Vinyl will be available on 12/7.

Jimi Hendrix’s watershed Live At Woodstock album, the artist’s most popular live performance, will be reissued in a two CD set, available in both digipak and brilliant box configurations as well as a 3-LP 12″ vinyl package.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, the Jimi Hendrix seasonal single, features the celebrated 1969 medley of “Little Drummer Boy,” “Silent Night,” and “Auld Lang Syne” backed with “Three Little Bears.” Merry Christmas & Happy New Year is available as a CD (11/16) and on 10″ colored vinyl (11/22) at indie retail.