"Communication is coming on strong. I don't give a damn if your hair is short or long"
The official site first of course:
Check out the "MEDIA" section (under Diffusions Concerts and Videos Hendrix)
to listen to unreleased concert recordings (hours of the stuff!).
These are from amateur audience tapes, so they have poorer sound quality than soundboard or multi-track recordings.
Regis College, Denver - 14 February 1968
Dallas State Fair Music Hall - 16 February 1968
Houston Music Hall - 18 February 1968
Moody Coliseum, Dallas - 3 August 1968
Davenport, Iowa - 11 August 1968
Chicago - 1 December 1968
Frankfurt - 17 January 1969
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston - 19 April 1969
Maple Leaf Gardens - 3 May 1969
Madison Square Garden 18 May 1969
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, San Jose - 25 mai 1969
Denver Pop Festival 29 June 1969
Los Angeles Forum - 25 April 1970
Temple Stadium, Philadelphia - 16 mai 1970
Tulsa - 7 June 1970
Baltimore - 13 June 1970
+ 3 unreleased Baggy's rehearsals
There are a few promo videos to be found also + various Hendix themed radio shows, interviews,...
If you are looking for opinions about the sound quality of the various CD and vinyl releases over the years,
then check out these informative discussions at Steve Hoffman Forums:
Jimi Hendrix Vinyl
An in-depth look at the different pressings across the years
Axis: Bold As Love - Mono vs Stereo reissues
ARCHIVE / DATA SITES
The essential and well researched info site about Jimi's early collaborations.
Just Ask The Axis
Again a good info source, with a exhaustive guide to live recording quality.
In From The Storm
Hans-Peter Johnsen's amazing site with such attention to detail.
Jimi Hendrix: Discography, Track index, Set lists
Douglas Bell's exhaustive listings
Jimi Hendrix Discography
A lot of data here! A great source for tracklisting of various bootlegs, recording and sound quality information
lyrics, labels, release dates,...
Karl J. Geisler's site, full of info
The Voodoo Chile
A nice looking site worth exploring
Tomacho's Jimi Hendrix Collection
An unbeleivably detailed record of all releases, official or otherwise.
Page Full Of Jimi - Discography
Another Japanese site that is packed with facts.
Rate Your Music
A great source of info concerning the staggering number of editions over the years.
The Jimi Hendrix Collector
An amazing amount of Jimi stuff gathered together here!
Jimi Hendrix - Lifelines
Ben Valkhoff's brilliant week by week photo diary.
Forum Jimi Hendrix
This is a general Hendrix forum (in French) and the photo collection is simply the best there is on the internet.
Go to the Can You See Me section for all subjects and to the Concert Summary for a chronological classification
of all Jimi's performances.
That's "Purple Haze" in French.
An interesting time-line photo site with a good technical section also.
Check out his amazing posters page ("Affiches")
The Kramer Archives
Eddie Kramer's candid photos of the greats he worked with
Jimi Hendrix Website #6743
A great photographers link page here. From the same host earlyhendrix.
Gypsy Sun & Rainbows
A nice collection of photos here.
Jimi Hendrix photographed by Miki Slingsby
Bringing Back Jimi Hendrix
Mike Bukoswky's story of how he restored a long lost portrait of Jimi
Nearly 60 pages of (hallmarked) photos of Jimi here.
My favourite photos of Hendrix
VARIOUS HENDRIX LINKSBootlegpedia
An good guide to the many bootlegs out there.Jimi's record collection
(+ another page on the subject on the French Forum Jimi Hendrix)
Jimi's record collection 2
At Kathy Etchingham's site (and she should know).
Essential reading here :
Unknown Hendrix - A great article about the live recordings
Hendrix '70 - Clearing the haze - A close look at Jimi's last year of activity
Jimi Hendrix Black Experience
soulpatrol.com's tribute - worth reading
An interesting article about Jimi's father and early life.
Rockmine - Jimi Hendrix
Some very interesting articles to discover here
Douglas J. Noble Guitar Archive
Again, some intersting articles from the renowned Noble (Univibes and Guitar magazine).
Some interesting articles and interviews with Jimi here.
The Voodoo Files
The Jimi Hendrix Foundation
A charity organisation in Jimi's name, founded by Al Hendrix in 1988 and originally run by Jimi's childhood friend in Seattle, Jimmy Williams.
The Jimi Hendrix Family Foundation
This other foundation involves Jimi's blood relatives.
Jimi Hendrix Was A Rolling Stone !
An interesting page at rocksoff.org
rA brilliant artice all about Jimi's elusive manager
For information about the one-time gardian of the Hendrix vault
Monterey Pop Festival
A great site about the famous festival of 1967
ATLANTA POP FESTIVAL
This interesting page features links to YouTube extracts of Jimi's performance
FEHMARN ISLAND FESTIVAL
Super site all about the festival and many photos of Jimi onstage.
Jimi Hendrix's Last Gig - The Inside Story
A great little site which researches Jimi's visits to the North East of England.
The Monkees Tour
A nice page about the ill-fated 1967 tour.
A very good page on Jimi's life and work.
The (un)true story of Jimi Hendrix
from this impressive and hilarious site which is worth exploring.
An amusing personnal look the posthumous albums.
Hey Joe Versions
A listing of the many versions of the song.
A look at Jimi's influence of the jazz world
Jimi's stage banter !
The Hendrix and Traffic recordings 1968 - 1970
An in-depth look at how Jimi's path crossed many times with members of the great band
Jimi and The Ghetto Fighters
A look at Jimi's friendship and association with the Aleem brothers
More Hendrix links
A great page of links at the German Hendrix Fans website
Two excellent Youtube videos:
A history of Jimi's guitars
A history of Jimi's effects pedals - Part 1
A history of Jimi's effects pedals - Part 2
Jimi's Voodoo Rig
by Michael Fairchild
Jimi Hendrix’s Guitars and Gear
A great site, looking at Jimi's many guitars
A short guide to the lesser known guitars of Jimi Hendrix
A nice page at Reverb.com
Jimi's Woodstock rig
On tour with Jimi - Eric Barrett
An insiders view of working with The Experience and their equipement.
Jimi's white Gibson SG
From The Hard Rock Café collection
Jimi Hendrix's Black Beauty
Who saw Hendrix live & his rig ?
Check out this very interesting forum discussion
The making of "All Along The Watchtower"
Roger MayerBig Muff
Jimi's legendary guitar effects supplier
> An interview with Mayer where he talks about his involvement with Jimi
and the material he used is to be found here, here and here
Electric Lady Studios
> My photos of Electric Lady Studios
1969 Fender Catalogue
A few pages from this 1969 catalogue which features a photo of Jimi on the back cover.
David's tribute to Jimi
An absolute must ! Loads to discover here, photos, posters,
and read about the time when David played Jimi's rendition of "Dear Mr. Fantasy" to Stevie Winwood and Jim Capaldi !
German Fan Club
Jimi Hendrix Italia
Lots of Bootleg info here.
Karl J. Geisler's bootleg lists
Forum Jimi Hendrix
A superb Hendrix forum.
The "Earth Blues" section is for English speakers, if not, the rest is in French.
Check out this superb page which reproduces album analysis by "The Prof."
As already mentioned check out the photo section (Can You See Me).
Not forgetting their parallel site The American Music Forum
Bien sûr, si vous parlez français, ce site est un must !
A very good forum here and a great source for photos and articles.
Jimi Pass It On
Music On Vinyl
Purple Haze Records
There is nothing left of their site but this link explains what happenned
Caesar Glebbeek's site for info about his authorative magazine "Univibes"
The other leading Hendrix magazine (based in my old hometown: Warrington !)
at Big O
I have no idea of the value of records. Here are just a few links that I found on Google:
eil.com - HENDRIX
An amazing selection of records, books and collectables.
Vintage Vinyl Mail Order
Many sites with this type of name exist. Just type "record collector" on Google.
Record Collector Magazine
They publish a rare record price guide that can be ordered on-line.
Records Around The World
Sound It Out Records
Looking for a rare vinyl or CD? This (now famous) shop will help you find it.
Check out the brilliant film about the shop by Jeanie Finlay.
Bokomaru Hendrix Links
EYE WITNESS APPEAL
Did you, or someone you know, see Jimi Hendrix perform ? The Hendrix community is always searching for rare photos, recordings, film, or simply memories of the man's performances. Contact me if you have anything to share with the world.
Check out my tribute page in memory of dearly departed musicians.
VARIOUS ARTISTS SITES
Here is a selection of good reference sites for various artistes of the golden era.
I will continue to add more as I come across them.
Marmalade Skies - http://www.marmalade-skies.co.uk/The Beatles - http://www.aboutthebeatles.com/
The Beatles Interviews - http://www.beatlesinterviews.org/
The Rolling Stones - http://www.nzentgraf.de/ http://www.beatzenith.com/the_rolling_stones/intro2.htm
The Who - http://www.thewho.net/
Led Zeppelin - http://pyzeppelin.free.fr/
Eric Clapton - http://www.eric-clapton.co.uk/
Bob Dylan - http://www.warr.org/dylan.html • http://www.bobsboots.com/
Frank Sinatra - http://sinatraguide.com/
Santana - http://santanamigos.pagesperso-orange.fr/index.htm
Unbeleivable. Musician Jim Henricks teamed up with Casse Elliot and ... TIM ROSE to form The Big 3,
a mid sixties folk trio ! In 1966, Rose released his own solo interpretation of "Hey Joe", which inspired Jimi to parform it.
Talk about a cosmic coincidence..
Tim Rose, Cass Elliot and Jim Hendricks !
Check out my other site: The Lights Of Piccadilly
Debunking 9/11 conspiracy theories
Miles Davis © William Ellis
Check out the cool photos of my old friend William Ellis. View and buy here:
William Ellis is at the vanguard of music photographers and is widely recognised as having created
an important document of the contemporary jazz scene in Africa, Europe and The Americas.
Complete info at http://www.william-ellis.com
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