The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Are You Experienced” (1967)

August 1, 2010 at 12:05 am (Jimi Hendrix, Music, Reviews & Articles)

David Harris’ review from the final issue of Mojo-Navigator Rock & Roll News (August 1967) of Hendrix’s debut album. Hendrix was just beginning to become known in America, and this review definitely was prescient…

Yes we were. Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell are without a doubt the most important musical, and in some ways, dramatic, happening in the world today, as this English L.P. and their appearances locally have proved. Hendrix has shaped his music, his stance, his stageshow, and his cool out of a myriad of definable and an infinity of indefinable influences; and yet from this synthesis emerges a completely unique and original genre. Read the rest of this entry »

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