Now includes separate Bass Line Sheets.
Only 5,000 copies will be given away on April 20
Jimi Hendrix will return on March 5 with the release of People, Hell and Angels, the first compilation of previously unreleased Hendrix recordings in more than 15 years. In advance of that upcoming LP, the fallen legend has been resurrected on behalf of Record Store Day 2013 for the annual vinyl celebration's official poster. The black-and-white photo, which can be seen down below, was taken while Hendrix was shopping at a small record store in New England just before the 1967 release of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's landmark debut album, Are You Experienced.
"It's entirely appropriate that an image of Jimi Hendrix is on the official Record Store Day poster," Hendrix's sister, Janie, said in a statement. "He was an avid music fan and record collector himself and, of course, his recordings are among the most enduring and cherished of all time. Jimi's musical legacy and influence grow with every passing year so, in a sense, he makes Record Store Day last much, much longer than 24 hours." And that makes Record Store Day Ambassador Jack White very proud, we're sure.
As per the press release, only 5,000 copies of the 24" x 36" poster will be made, and they'll be given out to Hendrix disciples at participating record stores. Fans should contact their local record shop the week of Record Store Day 2013 for further details. For a list of stores participating in this year's Record Store Day (April 20), click here.
Organizers for RSD also confirmed another Hendrix exclusive: a limited edition 7-inch vinyl single containing the original mono mixes of "Hey Joe" and "Stone Free," which have been unavailable since their 1966 release. That individually numbered single joins a roster of treasures that already includes Stephen Malkmus' cover of Can's 1972 album Ege Bamyasi, a reissue of H
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In Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Jimi Hendrix's Birth, for the first time ever, see Jimi Hendrix's unforgettable August 1969 Woodstock concert in select cinemas globally.
This special edition theatrical presentation, under the auspices of Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. has been carefully reassembled from the extensive archive of film footage helmed by Academy Award winning director Michael Wadleigh and his hand picked team of skilled camera operators and support personnel under the auspices of Experience Hendrix, LLC, the Hendrix family owned company.
What they captured was a Jimi Hendrix performance unlike any other. Jimi premiered a new band and his extraordinary performance on that August morning included unforgettable renditions of such signature Hendrix songs as 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return),' 'Fire,' 'Purple Haze' and 'Foxey Lady' as well as his dramatic interpretation of the 'Star Spangled Banner'.
Jimi's fascinating road to the Woodstock festival is revealed by way of never before seen footage and interviews with his band members such as Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell, engineer Eddie Kramer and Woodstock's promoter Michael Lang.
Directed by Grammy Award winner Bob Smeaton [Beatles Anthology, Band Of Gypsys, Festival Express], the documentary, which precedes the performance footage, reveals the struggle to stage the legendary festival and secure Hendrix as its headline artist.
Jimi Hendrix Woodstock performance stands as one of the finest ever in rock music history. This presentation features the original 16mm footage digitally restored together with a new 5.1 audio surround mix by legendary engineer Eddie Kramer. Kramer originally recorded the Woodstock festival and also served Jimi Hendrix as his recording engineer throughout his entire career.
Songs performed in original sequence:
Message To Love
Spanish Castle Magic
Jam Back At The House
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Star Spangled Banner
Hendrix 70: Live from Woodstock will see a worldwide theatrical release by Omniverse Vision with limited screenings from November 26. Tickets for the theatrical screenings will be available at jimihendrix.com.
Janie Hendrix, Jimi's sister and CEO of Experience Hendrix: 'All of us at Experience Hendrix are thrilled with the fact that 'Live At Woodstock' will be shown in theaters. This film reflects a legendary event in our history as well as a true pinnacle of Jimi's career. We celebrate his 70th birthday as we continue to celebrate his legacy'.