BOX SET OUT NOVEMBER 16
On November 16, Legacy Recordings and Experience Hendrix LLC will West Coast Seattle BoyThe Jimi Hendrix Anthology
, featuring more than four hours of rare and previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix
music on a 5 Disc (4 CD/1 DVD) deluxe box set.
Among the many jewels in the box set is a previously unreleased Hendrix cover of Bob Dylan and The Band's Tears of Rage." Rolling Stone has posted the song online. Click here
to listen. (Thanks to Consequence of Sound
)West Coast Seattle BoyThe Jimi Hendrix Anthology
is the most complete collection of Jimi's pre- Experience R&B performances (including his singles with the Isley Brothers, Little Richard, Don Covay, King Curtis
and more) to ever be officially anthologized, while bringing together the most comprehensive and revelatory set of fully realized songs, never before heard live performances, alternate studio takes, acoustic and electric demos, and other rarities drawn from every chapter of Jimi Hendrix's remarkable life and career.
The box set also includes Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child
, a new 90 minute documentary directed by the multiple Grammy award winning Bob Smeaton (Beatles Anthology, Festival Express, Beatles: The Studio Recordings, Band of Gypsys). An autobiographical journey told in the legendary musician's own words as read by Parliament- Funkadelic's Bootsy Collins
, the film incorporates interviews with Hendrix, coupled with the artist's letters, writings and recordings to provide new insight into one of the most enduring icons of popular culture.
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