Live at Woodstock

Live at Woodstock

by Jimi Hendrix

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Overview

Rising from the mud of Max Yasgur's farm at 9 a.m. on August 17, 1969, Jimi Hendrix's radical "Star Spangled Banner" was an apt metaphor for the music festival that became a cultural signifier. That song, in all of its buzz-bomb magnificence, still flies like a tattered freak flag over the Woodstock nation, defining that gorgeous, fleeting moment when anything -- any sound at least -- seemed possible. The two-disc JIMI HENDRIX LIVE AT WOODSTOCK, the ninth in a series of pristinely remastered archives assembled by the Hendrix family, brings to life the iconic 140-minute Woodstock set (minus two songs) in all its anarchic ferocity. Jimi didn't think much of this gig: The sextet that would eventually become the Band of Gypsys was ill-prepared and unwieldy, and besides, it was too damn early in the morning. Five previously unreleased tracks will delight devotees --"Message to Love," "Spanish Castle Magic," with its uncharted solo, a feisty "Lover Man," a sinister "Foxey Lady," and a soulful "Hey Joe." But it's "Jam Back at the House," a polyrhythmic peek into what Jimi might have en-fusioned had he lived a little longer, and the final 30 minutes of risky, soaring, and wondrously intuitive guitar playing that will get you back to the garden.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/10/2019
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0190759351420
catalogNumber: 593514
Rank: 4567

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jimi Hendrix   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Larry Lee   Rhythm Guitar
Billy Cox   Bass,Background Vocals
Mitch Mitchell   Drums
Juma Sultan   Percussion
Jerry Velez   Percussion

Technical Credits

Jimi Hendrix   Composer,Adaptation
Eddie Kramer   Engineer
Dan McCoy   Photo Booklet
Barry Levine   Back Cover,Photo Booklet
Allan Koss   Cover Photo,Photo Booklet
Leonard Eisenberg   Photo Booklet
Peter Menzel   Photo Booklet
Leo Osborne   Engineer
Landy Vision   Back Cover,Photo Booklet

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