JIMI HENDRIX - HENDRIX IN THE WEST France release barclay Gatefold 12" LP Vinyl Album

  "Hendrix in the West" is a posthumous live album by Jimi Hendrix, released in January 1972 by Polydor Records, later in February by Reprise Records and in France on Barclay Records. The album contains songs from Hendrix's performances at the Royal Albert Hall on February 24, 1969, the San Diego Sports Arena on May 24, 1969, Berkeley Community Theatre on May 30, 1970 and the Isle of Wight Festival on August 30, 1970.

This is the French release of Jimi Hendrix in the West in a deluxe gatefold cover, with different tracklisting and label text.

 

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Album Description & Collectors information:

 Jimi Hendrix's live album "Hendrix in the West" was released in France by Barclay in the 1970s. The album showcases Hendrix's incredible guitar skills and captures the energy and excitement of his live performances.

The album tracks on the album include "Red House," "Little Wing," and "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)," all of which showcase Hendrix's ability to improvise and innovate on stage.

Gatefold/FOC (Fold Open Cover) Album Cover Design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages

 

This French issue labels "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" correctly.

Music Genre:

Rock, Psych, Acid, Blues-Rock 

Album Production information:

The album: "JIMI HENDRIX - Jimi In The West" was produced by: Eddie Kramer, John Jansen

Eddie Kramer: Iconic producer & engineer behind Hendrix, Zeppelin, & many more. Explore his life & work that shaped rock music history.

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Eddie Kramer, John Jansen at Electric Lady Land Studios in New York City

Album cover photography: Jim Marshall, Tom Wilkes for Camouflage Productions

Jim Marshall (1936-2010) was an American photographer known for his iconic images that captured the essence of the music and cultural scene of the 1960s and 1970s. His work became synonymous with rock 'n' roll, and he is regarded as one of the greatest music photographers of all time.

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Born on 3 February 1936, in Chicago, Illinois, James Joseph Marshall developed an early passion for photography. He received his first camera, a Kodak Brownie, at the age of nine and began experimenting with capturing the world around him. As a teenager, Marshall worked as an assistant to a local portrait photographer, honing his skills and developing his own unique style.

In the early 1960s, Marshall moved to San Francisco, where he became immersed in the burgeoning counterculture and music scene. He began photographing jazz musicians, but it was his love for rock 'n' roll that would define his career. Marshall's ability to blend seamlessly into the music scene allowed him to capture intimate and candid moments of some of the greatest musicians of all time.

One of Marshall's most famous photographs is the image of Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar on stage at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. This image encapsulated the rebellious spirit of the era and became an enduring symbol of the power and energy of rock music. Marshall's other notable subjects included Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, and Miles Davis, among many others.

Marshall's photographs went beyond the stage and studio; he captured the essence of the artists themselves, documenting their lives on the road and offstage. His images showcased the raw emotions, vulnerability, and humanity of these legendary figures, making them relatable to audiences around the world.

Throughout his career, Marshall was known for his relentless work ethic and dedication to his craft. He was often described as a maverick, unafraid to push boundaries and capture the truth of the moment. His photographs reflected the cultural and political climate of the time, and his ability to connect with his subjects on a personal level allowed him to capture moments of rare authenticity.

Despite his success, Marshall remained humble and often preferred the company of musicians over the glitz and glamour of the industry. He valued his relationships with the artists he photographed, and many of them considered him a friend as well as a trusted documentarian.

In addition to his music photography, Marshall also ventured into other genres, including street photography and portraiture. His work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums worldwide and has been featured on album covers, book covers, and in publications such as Rolling Stone, Life, and Vanity Fair.

Jim Marshall passed away on 24 March 2010, leaving behind a rich legacy of images that continue to inspire and resonate with music lovers and photography enthusiasts alike. His photographs capture a transformative period in history and remain a testament to the power of visual storytelling. Today, his work continues to be celebrated and recognized as an indelible part of the cultural fabric of the 20th century.

Record Label Information:

Barclay 80.448

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 280 gram 
Country  Made in France
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: JIMI HENDRIX - Jimi In The West
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jimi Hendrix – guitar, vocals
  • Mitch Mitchell – drums
  • Billy Cox – bass guitar on tracks A1-A3, B1, B2 (LP)
  • Noel Redding – bass guitar on tracks A4, B3 and B4 (LP)
Complete Track-listing of the album "JIMI HENDRIX - Jimi In The West"

The detailed tracklist of this record "JIMI HENDRIX - Jimi In The West" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. RAP Intro
  2. The Queen
  3. Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band
  4. Little Wing
  5. Lover Man
  6. Johnny B Goode
  7. Blue Suede Shoes
    Side Two:
  1. Red House
  2. Voodoo Chile
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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.

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