This album "JIMI HENDRIX - Stone Free a tribute " is a 1993 album recorded by various artists in tribute to Jimi Hendrix. The artists were drawn from many genres of popular music. Contributors include his classic rock contemporaries Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, blues man Buddy Guy, classical violinist Nigel Kennedy, alternative pop/rock bands Belly and Spin Doctors, hip hop artists P. M. Dawn, among others. According to the liner notes, the "artists were encouraged to not only record one of their own personal favorites but to also place their stamp on Jimi's songs." Several artists recorded radically different interpretations, particularly, P. M. Dawn, The Cure, Nigel Kennedy and Pat Metheny.


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Music Genre:

Blues Rock 

Album Production information:


The album: "JIMI HENDRIX - Stone Free a tribute " was produced by: Jeff Gold, Eddie Kramer, John McDermott, Michael Ostin, Felix Carcano

  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.

Album cover design: Jeff Gold, Dirk Walter

Album cover photography: Jim Marshall

Record Label Information:

Reprise records 9362-45438

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

Made in Germany

Complete Track-listing of the album "JIMI HENDRIX - Stone Free a tribute "

The detailed tracklist of this record "JIMI HENDRIX - Stone Free a tribute " is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. "Purple Haze" (produced by Robert Smith and Bryan "Chuck" New) The Cure 5:19
  2. "Stone Free" (produced by Nile Rodgers) Eric Clapton 4:25
  3. "Spanish Castle Magic" (produced by Eddie Kramer) Spin Doctors 4:06
  4. "Red House" (produced by Eddie Kramer) Buddy Guy 3:48
  5. "Hey Joe" (produced by Ernie C) Body Count 4:28
  6. "Manic Depression" (produced by Jeff Beck, Eddie Kramer and Seal) Seal and Jeff Beck 5:11
  7. "Fire" (produced by Nigel Kennedy) Nigel Kennedy 4:39
  8. "Bold as Love" (produced by Stephen Street) Pretenders 3:23
  9. "You Got Me Floatin'" (produced by P. M. Dawn) P. M. Dawn 4:49
  10. "I Don't Live Today" (produced by Eddie Kramer) Slash, Paul Rodgers and Band of Gypsys 4:32
  11. "Are You Experienced?" (produced by Paul Q. Kolderie and Sean Slade) Belly 3:38
  12. "Crosstown Traffic" (produced by Ron Saint Germain) Living Colour 3:10
  13. "Third Stone from the Sun" (produced by Pat Metheny) Pat Metheny 6:00
  14. "Hey Baby (Land of the New Rising Sun)" M.A.C.C. 5:26

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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.