‘Jimi Plays Monterey’ a.k.a. ‘Live at Monterey’ is a posthumous live album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, recorded on June 18, 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival.
Track Listing : 1.Introduction By Brian Jones – 0:39 . 2.Killing Floor (Chester Burnett) – 03:14 . 3.Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix) – 03:28 . 4.Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) – 07:07 . 5.Rock Me Baby (B. B. King, Joe Josea) – 03:37 . 6.Hey Joe (Billy Roberts) – 05:11 . 7.Can You See Me (Jimi Hendrix) – 02:37 . 8.The Wind Cries Mary (Jimi Hendrix) – 03:53 . 9.Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix) – 05:34 . 10.Wild Thing (Chip Taylor) – 07:49
Musicians : Jimi Hendrix – Lead Vocals, Guitar . Mitch Mitchell – Drums . Noel Redding – Bass Guitar
Production : Produced By Lou Adler & John Phillips . Wally Heider – Engineer . Bones Howe – Engineer . Eddie Kramer – Mixing . George Marino – Mastering
Package : Paul Kagan – Photography . Bobby Klein – Photography . Ken Marcus – Cover Photo . Chuck Boyd – Photography . Bruce Fleming – Photography . Jim Marshall – Photography . Elaine Mayes – Photography
Recorded On June 18, 1967 At The Monterey Pop Festival.
Released In February 1986 By Reprise.
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Separation is somewhat lacking too, but there is enough proportionate depth between Mitch Mitchell’s’ drums and Hendrix’ guitar, the two primary components of the sound. […]
Jimi made it all look so easy while the Experience set the stage smoking with Mitch Mitchell’s fast and thunder-loud drum kicks and Noel Redding’s groovy bass licks. […]
So, the set was well chosen to introduce him to an American audience, even if that audience reacted in understandable amazement encountering a style of guitar playing hitherto unimagined and a flamboyant performance that culminated in a guitar doused in lighter fluid and going up in flames. […]