Posts in category "Jimi Hendrix"

Psychedelic Song of the Day: Jimi Hendrix - Love or Confusion

This is a new feature that I’ve started on the Facebook page for Psychedelic Time Warp, a radio show that I produce.  So I am reprising it here today. Psychedelic Song of the Day – “Love or Confusion” by Jimi Hendrix from “Are You Experienced?” the first album by his new band, the Experience in... Read more »

My 11 Favorite American Bands of the '60s

I typically think of Hendrix individually, but it was the JHE that was elected to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, not Jimi alone. Listen to the Are You Experienced album and consider that it came less than a decade after Buddy Holly. At the time, it must have seemed like Martians came to Earth.
On Friday night, I caught an outstanding solo performance by Roger McGuinn, who had been the central figure in The Byrds, one of the best bands of the 1960s. (You can read my review here.) With McGuinn’s famed Rickenbacker guitar still ringing in my ears a couple nights later, I’m inspired to devote today’s Booth... Read more »

Today in Music History: Jimi Hendrix

On this date forty-four years ago, Jimi Hendrix sets his guitar on fire for the first time at the Finnsbury Park Astoria in north London.  He was billed below the Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens, and Engelbert Humperdinck (!) and this got him some desired attention.  He doesn’t set his guitar on fire in this clip, but... Read more »
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