JIMI HENDRIX BAND OF GYPSYS FRANCE BARCLAY 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

  This is the French edition of Jimi Hendrix's "Band of Gypsys", released on the Barclays Record Label with different cover photographs¬†

  "Band of Gypsys" is a blues rock band led by Jimi Hendrix and backed by Billy Cox and Buddy Miles. Hendrix formed the band after the dissolution of The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Band of Gypsys is also the band's eponymous live album recorded on two separate nights, 31 December 1969 and 1 January 1970, at the Fillmore East. Released just six months before his death in 1970, it was the last album Hendrix himself authorized.

 

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Album Description & Collectors information:

 

 

Music Genre:

 
Blues Rock 

Album Production information:

 

The album: "JIMI HENDRIX - Band of Gypsys France Barclay" was produced by: Heaven Research

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Wally Heider, Eddie Kramer

  Edwin H. "Eddie" Kramer (a recording producer and engineer). Kramer has collaborated with several artists now in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including the Beatles  ,  David Bowie  ,  Eric Clapton  ,  Jimi Hendrix  ,  The Kinks, Kiss  ,  Led Zeppelin  ,  the Rolling Stones    and    Carlos Santana . Kramer has also been responsible for the production and engineering of Heavy Metal bands like: Anthrax  ,  Icon  ,  Kiss  ,  Loudness  ,  TT Quick.

This album was recorded at: Recorded Live New Year's Eve 1969-70 at Fillmore East New York.

Record Label Information:

 
Barclay 0920221

Media Format:

 
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1970 Made in France

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: JIMI HENDRIX - Band of Gypsys France Barclay

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Buddy Miles
  • Billy Cox

Complete Track-listing of the album "JIMI HENDRIX - Band of Gypsys France Barclay"

The detailed tracklist of this record "JIMI HENDRIX - Band of Gypsys France Barclay" is:

    Side One:
  1. Who Knows
  2. Machine Gun
    Side Two:
  1. Changes
  2. Power of Soul
  3. Message to Love
  4. We Gotta Live Together

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Jimi Hendrix was a true original, a musician whose innovative approach to the guitar helped to define a generation of rock music. His untimely death cut short a career that was still full of promise, but his influence continues to be felt to this day. He remains a true icon of American music, and his legacy is a testament to the power of creativity and innovation in the arts.

Band Description:

  Jimi Hendrix was an iconic American musician and one of the most influential guitarists of the 20th century. Born in Seattle, Washington in 1942, Hendrix began playing the guitar as a teenager and soon gained a reputation as a skilled musician. He moved to London in 1966 and quickly made a name for himself on the British music scene, before returning to the United States and achieving international fame. Despite his relatively short career, Hendrix left an indelible mark on the music world, and his innovative approach to the guitar continues to inspire musicians today.

 Early Life and Musical Development:

 James Marshall Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington. He was the son of Lucille Jeter and James Allen Hendrix, and grew up in a family with a deep love of music. Hendrix began playing the guitar at the age of 15, and quickly developed a unique style that combined elements of blues, rock and roll, and R&B. He played in several bands around Seattle, including The Velvetones and The Rocking Kings, before moving to New York City in 1964 to pursue a career as a professional musician.

 Career and Musical Achievements:

Hendrix's breakthrough came in 1966, when he moved to London and formed the Jimi Hendrix Experience with bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell. The band quickly gained a following on the British music scene, and their debut album, "Are You Experienced?" was released in 1967 to critical acclaim. The album featured such classic tracks as "Purple Haze," "Hey Joe," and "Foxy Lady," and established Hendrix as one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of his time.

 Over the next few years, Hendrix released several more albums, including "Axis: Bold as Love" and "Electric Ladyland," and became known for his electrifying live performances. He was a pioneer of psychedelic rock, incorporating innovative techniques like feedback, distortion, and wah-wah pedals into his playing. His unique style and experimental approach to the guitar inspired countless musicians, and his influence can be heard in everything from heavy metal to hip-hop.

 Tragically, Hendrix's career was cut short when he died on September 18, 1970 at the age of 27. Despite his untimely death, he left an indelible mark on the music world, and his legacy continues to inspire musicians today.

 Legacy and Influence:

 Jimi Hendrix's influence on music is hard to overstate. His innovative approach to the guitar and his willingness to experiment with new sounds and techniques opened up new possibilities for musicians, and his legacy continues to inspire generations of guitarists. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, and his music continues to be celebrated and analyzed by scholars and fans alike.