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Jimi Hendrix Special - The Jimi You Never Knew

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More than forty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix's music is still relevant today. His new album release, People, Hell & Angels debuted at Number 2 on the Billboard Hot 200 list and the single charted at Number One.

Today's special, "The Jimi You Never Knew" is two hours of incredible music that has surfaced in the last few years. Featuring interviews with Jimi's sister, Janie, his engineer, Eddie Kramer, and his bass player, Billy Cox, the program also has insights and comments from Taj Mahal, Billie Gibbons, Angela Davis, Steve Winwood, Bootsy Collins and dozens of others. "The Jimi You Never Knew" offers fresh perspectives into and examples from one of the 20th century's most influential musicians.

Jimi Hendrix's legacy continues to grow through the efforts of Experience Hendrix/Legacy. The new album contains 12 never-before-released recordings of songs Hendrix was working on for the planned follow-up to Electric Ladyland, and this two-hour World Cafe special showcases Hendrix's creativity in the studio as well as his experiments with different players and styles. Don't miss World Cafe's exclusive look at one of the 20th century's most influential musicians.

Produced by Ben Manilla.

More About Jimi Hendrix
Hendrix was one of the most creative and influential musicians in the history of popular music, and brought an intense and raw emotion to rock during the 20th century that no one ever saw before or has seen since. His innovative use of amplifier feedback, the wah-wah pedal, and stereophonic phasing effects dubbed him a pioneer of mastering the electric guitar. Achieving success first in Europe with the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Hendrix became immensely popular in the U.S. after his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. He went on to headline the Woodstock Festival in 1969, where his played his famous rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Hendrix died in 1970, at the age of 27, from drug-related asphyxia.

Session Playlist:
Jimi Hendrix “Crash Landing” People, Hell, and Angels
Jimi Hendrix “Somewhere” People, Hell, and Angels
Jimi Hendrix "The Wind Cries Mary" West Coast Seattle Boy
*((Jimi Hendrix Experience “Third Stone From the Sun” Are You Experienced?))
Jimi Hendrix “Earth Blues” People, Hell, and Angels
Jimi Hendrix “Hear My Train A' Comin'” The Blues
Band of Gypsys "Hear My Train A' Comin'" People, Hell, and Angels
((Jimi Hendrix "Lullaby for Summer" Valleys of Neptune))
Jimi Hendrix Experience “Mr. Bad Luck” Valleys of Neptune
Jimi Hendrix “Izabella” People, Hell, and Angels
Jimi Hendrix “Angel” West Coast Seattle Boy
The Ghetto Fighters “Mojo Man” People, Hell, and Angels
Band of Gypsys “Bleeding Heart” People, Hell, and Angels
Band of Gypsys “Changes” The Baggy's Rehearsal Sessions
Band of Gypsys “Message to Love” The Baggy's Rehearsal Sessions
((Jimi Hendrix "Villanova Junction" People, Hell, and Angels))
Jimi Hendrix Experience “Little Wing” Winterland
Jimi Hendrix Experience “Stone Free” Paris 1967/ San Francisco 1968
Jimi Hendrix Experience “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” Winterland
((Jimi Hendrix "Born Under A Bad Sign" The Blues))
Jimi Hendrix “Roomful of Mirrors” West Coast Seattle Boy
Jimi Hendrix “Shame, Shame, Shame” West Coast Seattle Boy
Jimi Hendrix “Valleys of Neptune” Valleys of Neptune
Jimi Hendrix “Easy Blues” People, Hell, and Angels

(( ))interlude music

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Recent Release: People, Hell, and Angels
Label: Experience Hendrix/Legacy Recordings
Release Date: March 5, 2013

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