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  • Bass Transcription: Noel Redding’s Bass Line on “Come On (Part One)” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    Bass Transcription: Noel Redding’s Bass Line on “Come On (Part One)” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    With producer and mentor Chas Chandler in control, and holed up in Olympic Studios in London, the early sessions for the album had been relatively straightforward, and the band had recorded basic versions of “Crosstown Traffic” and “All Along the Watchtower” before setting off on their early ’68 North American tour. On a break from... »

  • Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding, and Billy Cox Play Bass on “Both Sides of the Sky”

    Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding, and Billy Cox Play Bass on “Both Sides of the Sky”

    Even 48 years after his untimely passing, there’s still music being uncovered from the Jimi Hendrix vault. Both Sides of the Sky is a new album featuring 13 studio recordings, ten of which have never been released. The album is described as “completing a trilogy of albums [with Valleys Of Neptune and People, Hell &... »

  • Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hey Joe (Live at the Monterey Pop Festival)

    Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hey Joe (Live at the Monterey Pop Festival)

    On this day 75 years ago, James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was born. And while we don’t usually put quite the spotlight on guitarists, Hendrix is a favorite around here. Here’s the Jimi Hendrix Experience performing “Hey Joe” during their landmark appearance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, with Noel Redding on bass and Mitch Mitchell... »

  • Jimi Hendrix: Miami Pop Festival Recordings Released

    Jimi Hendrix: Miami Pop Festival Recordings Released

    Forty five years ago, the Jimi Hendrix Experience headlined the first major rock festival on the East Coast. Now the band’s appearance has been released as Jimi Hendrix Experience: Miami Pop Festival, an album of previously unreleased material from the concert. The album has eleven tracks: nine from their morning set with two from the... »

  • New Noel Redding DVD Due in December

    New Noel Redding DVD Due in December

    A new documentary called The Redding Experience, featuring the late Noel Redding, is set for a December 6 release date, according to antimusic.com. The DVD will include a never before seen interview with the bassist, who was part of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, filmed in 1988 in his home in Ireland. During the interview, Redding... »