The Jimi Hendrix Experience Isolated Guitar Track: Purple Haze

Released by The Jimi Hendrix Experience as their second single on the 17th March 1967, Purple Haze features some of the best guitar playing ever recorded. Hey Joe was the first single the band released but that was a cover, and Purple Haze was an original Hendrix number. What we have below is the isolated guitar track from the song and it is breathtaking!

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Band Of Gypsys At Fillmore East: New Year’s 1970

On the 31st December 1969, a new Hendrix group would take to the stage for the first time at the legendary Fillmore East venue in New York City. Often referred to as Band Of Gypsys, the band consisted of Billy Cox on bass, Buddy Miles on drums and Jimi Hendrix on guitar. It had been over six months since the end of The Jimi Hendrix Experience and the Band Of Gypsys took Hendrix’s music in a new direction, mainly down to the different musical techniques of his two new band mates. The songs were funky and contained¬†grooves that roamed around the auditorium. New songs were debuted with one in particular leaving a lasting impression that remains to this day. It could only happen at Fillmore East and it could only have been Hendrix.

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