Capitol release Jimi Hendrix ‘Band of Gypsys,’ an album recorded live at Fillmore East (1970)

Jimi Hendrix ‘Band of Gypsys’ is a live album recorded on January 1, 1970 at Fillmore East, NYC with Billy Cox and Buddy Miles and released on March 25, 1970 by Capitol.

Track Listing : 1.Who Knows (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles) – 09:32 . 2.Machine Gun (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles) – 12:36 . 3.Changes (Buddy Miles) – 05:10 . 4.Power To Love (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles) – 06:53 . 5.Message Of Love (Jimi Hendrix) – 05:22 . 6.We Gotta Live Together (Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles,Billy Cox) – 05:46

Musicians : Jimi Hendrix – Electric Guitar, Vocals . Billy Cox – Bass Guitar, Vocals . Buddy Miles – Drums, Vocals

Production : Produced By Jimi Hendrix . Wally Heider – Live Recording Engineer . Eddie Kramer – Studio Mixing Engineer, Mastering

Package : Jimi Hendrix – Liner Notes . Victor Kahn – Cover Design . Jan Blom – Album Cover Photography . Joseph Sia – Photography . Robert Herman – Photography

Recorded On January 1, 1970 At Fillmore East, New-York City (Usa).

Released On March 25, 1970 By Capitol.

Jimi Hendrix was not pleased with the Band Of Gypsys album. He may have been too critical of himself as it contains some excellent live performances. It also shows what kind of guitar sounds that Hendrix could create outside the studio. […]

Frank Moriarty
Reloading Machine Gun Of all the recordings of Hendrix in concert, ‘Machine Gun’ best displays Jimi’s immense talent and his brilliant usage of effects. Striving to convey the terror of war, Hendrix pushed himself and his equipment to the limit as he built a towering and complex sonic sculpture […]

Rolling Stone
This is the album that Hendrix ‘owed’ Capitol for releasing him over to Reprise Records and significantly, it isn’t a studio effort, as his Reprise albums have been. Which is not to imply that it is any better than those Experience albums. […]


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