There have been almost countless posthumous Hendrix releases since his death in 1970, and Both Sides Of The Sky is the latest compilation album that features previously unheard outtakes. There are people who complain every time one of these is released and I do understand why, but for a completist like myself, hearing new takes of songs doesn’t get old in the slightest. Hendrix is Hendrix. He wasn’t around for very long so anything new that comes out I’m going to instantly love. This is no different.
As a guitarist myself I’m often thinking about my favourite guitarists and how my ranking seems to change depending on what kind of mood I’m in. I thought it’d be fun to put a top 10 list together. Remember, the key word here is favourite. Enjoy.
Stevie Ray Vaughan was a one of a kind, a blues king for a new generation of blues lovers around the world. Even though he passed away 26 years ago in 1990 we’re blessed to still have his studio albums, live albums and the countless bootlegs from so many shows he played during his career. Live bootlegs for someone as great as Stevie Ray Vaughan are essential listening, and this one recorded at Chicago Blues Festival in 1985 is no different.
Released on their 1967 album Axis: Bold As Love, Wait Until Tomorrow features some of the best rhythm guitar you’ll ever hear, period. The sound, the tone, the playing could only be Hendrix. What we have in this article is the full isolated guitar track and it is incredible. Take a listen:
When it comes to Hendrix songs, none of them manage to contain the vast amount of beauty that Little Wing does. What we have in this isolated track article is the entire guitar track from Little Wing in isolated form including the guitar solo, and it’s magnificent.
Third Stone From The Sun is a track the Hendrix Experience released on their debut album Are You Experienced in 1967 and it’s by far the most far out sounding song on the whole record. Hendrix’s tone is absolutely exquisite and what we have here is the isolated guitar from the track. Buckle up and prepare to be blown away!