The lead song from Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hollywood Bowl August 18, 1967 has been made available on all digital platforms by Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. in partnership with Legacy Recordings.
This cover of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” which had its world premiere on the SiriusXM satellite radio show “Breakfast With The Beatles,” comes in advance of the full album, which will be released November 10 on vinyl, CD and digital formats.
“Here is the sound of the most exciting new group in the world, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, live in rock’s greatest year – and performing the opening theme song from The Beatles’ Summer of Love masterpiece,” said David Fricke, guest host of “Breakfast With The Beatles” and former Rolling Stone editor. “It is a pleasure and honor to play it, for the first time anywhere, on the Beatles Channel.”
The Experience Hendrix team of Janie Hendrix, John McDermott and Eddie Kramer prepared this special album. Bernie Grundman served as mastering engineer.
Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hollywood Bowl August 18, 1967 will be available on CD as well as audiophile grade, individually numbered (US pressings only), 150 gram vinyl, complete with many previously unseen photos by Ed Caraeff, Henry Diltz and Allen Daviau from that night. These include performance shots as well as candid backstage images of band members with The Mamas & The Papas,and manager Chas Chandler.
“Originally we were supposed to have been in America for three weeks,” recalled Experience bassist Noel Redding. “We ended up staying three months that summer and that made us in America.”
Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hollywood Bowl August 18, 1967 tracklist:
IntroductionSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandKilling FloorThe Wind Cries MaryFoxey LadyCatfish BluesSide Two
FireLike a Rolling StonePurple HazeWild Thing
(Photo: Experience Hendrix/Legacy Recordings)
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