Hendrix: Made in England

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Jimi Hendrix cut a mesmerising figure striding through the grey London streets in late 1966 with his long hair and extraordinary clothes. This book traces the story in detail from him leaving New York in 1966 to arriving back home for the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967.

The book offers a unique insight into the Hendrix story by talking with those who knew him best - many of whom have never gone on record before.

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Overview

Jimi Hendrix cut a mesmerising figure striding through the grey London streets in late 1966 with his long hair and extraordinary clothes. This book traces the story in detail from him leaving New York in 1966 to arriving back home for the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967.

The book offers a unique insight into the Hendrix story by talking with those who knew him best - many of whom have never gone on record before.

Brian Southall's other books include the Official History of Abbey Road Studios, Simply Red: The Official Story, and Beatles Memorabilia with Julian Lennon.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905959419
  • Publisher: Global Book Sales
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 5.92 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 19

Chapter 1 A Little Dream of Mine 23

The story of James Marshall Hendrix began long before he ever visited Chelmsford

Chapter 2 Hello England, Glad to See You 29

How In 1966 the England which was about to embrace Jimi Hendrix was a country wallowing in the success of its World Cup football team

Chapter 3 Britain is Really Groovy 45

Exactly one month after arriving in Britain Hendrix had rehearsed and recruited two new players for his band

Chapter 4 Some People Think I'm Good 71

Jimi Hendrix and his Experience began the New Year with their first appearance in any record chart anywhere in the world

Chapter 5 I Wish They Had Let Me Play 89

In February came news of 'Purple Haze', written by Hendrix while waiting around at the Upper Cut Club on Christmas Eve

Chapter 6 Where's the Stage, Man? 109

The end of Hendrix's first British tour coincided with the release of The Experience's third single The Wind Cries Mary'

Chapter 7 I Cant Remember All the Things I Do 135

On stage Hendrix, with hair á la Dylan puts on a show with his brilliant guitar work and electric stage presence

Chapter 8 Come in, But You Gotta Get into Bed 155

Booking agent Barry Dickins' last throw of the dice with Hendrix came almost a year after he had booked him into a dub date in Hounslow for ?Λ25

Chapter 9 The Group Will Allways be Together 171

During the 15 months which had passed since his arrival in Britain, Jimi Hendrix a achieved every aspiring musician's dream to become a global rock superstar

Chapter 10 Id Have Loved to Do that Gig Again 185

Returning to the UK, Hendrix made a call to Tony Bramwell and asked if he could play the Saville again and was heartbroken when told it had closed

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