The Original vs. The Cover - "All Along the Watchtower"

For this month’s The Original vs. The Cover, we are tackling the classic song “All Along the Watchtower” written by Bob Dylan.  We are going to explore the Bob Dylan version and the Jimi Hendrix version.  836 more words

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Fifty Year Friday: The Jimi Hendrix Experience "Axis: Bold as Love"

Recorded in May and June 1967, and released in December 1967, composer, lyricist and guitarist, Jimi Hendrix shows a stunning amount of development since the recordings sessions (October 1966 through April 1966) of the first album, “Are You Experienced?” 749 more words

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New Jimi Hendrix Album “Both Sides of The Sky” To Release in 2018

Jimi Hendrix’ new album Both Sides of The Sky will be featured with unreleased music.

Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings announced on Wednesday, that they will release… 80 more words

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Hackskeptic's 500 Greatest Songs: The Jimi Hendrix Experience - All Along The Watchtower

154 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience – All Along The Watchtower (1968)
Written by Bob Dylan
Produced by Jimi Hendrix
Label – Reprise/Track

It’s extremely rare that an artist, musician or band can interpret someone else’s material and create a better song than the original recording. 67 more words

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RAMATAM

Ramatam’s 1972 debut album first caught my eye from an early 70’s Atlantic Records insert. The almost modern simplicity of the cover (red, white, and blue text over black background) stood out to me, mainly as I’d never heard of the band, but also because I thought the all-caps boldness of the art demanded some exploring. 102 more words

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Excuse Me While I Kiss The Sky

“Knowledge speaks, but Wisdom listens.”

People love to argue over “the best” or “the greatest” or “the most famous” or any other “best” of something. In music it’s often “the greatest” at a particular instrument. 1,646 more words

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