Jimi Hendrix Expierence
By: Izzy Hall
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The Experience embarks on a major U.S. tour. The first show is at the Fillmore, in San Francisco. On February 12, Jimi Hendrix returns to Seattle for a show at the Center Arena. Jimi’s family is seated in the front row.
Jimi Hendrix’s version of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower” is released. “Before I came to England, I was digging a lot of the things Bob Dylan was doing,” Jimi said. “He is giving me inspiration.”
Electric Lady land, a double album recorded in the U.S. and England, is released. It becomes Hendrix’s first Number One album in the U.S. and includes such tracks as “Voodoo Child,” “Crosstown Traffic” and “All Along the Watchtower.”
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays its last British performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays the final date on its last American tour at the Denver Pop Festival. At the height of its popularity, the group breaks up.
The Woodstock Music and Art Fair, held on the weekend of August 15-17 in the tiny town of Bethel, in upstate New York, attracted an estimated crowd of 450,000. The event featured everyone from Jimi Hendrix and Joe Cocker, to Arlo Guthrie and the Who.