Hendrix Home Tape for Sale, Shows Softer Side


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Recording features 14 tracks, including cover of Dylan song Tears of Rage.

A home recording by Jimi Hendrix, which its owners said showed the 1960s rock icons softer side, will be auctioned next month and is expected to fetch between $70,000 and $140,000.

According to co-owner Mark Sutherland, the tape was recorded by Hendrix in New York in 1968 and then taken to Britain.

Carl Niekirk worked in a photography studio below Hendrixs central London residence where, because there was only one entrance to the building, he often doubled as doorman for his famous neighbor, letting in guests including George Harrison.

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