Aside from his performance at the Monterey Pop Festival, film footage of Jimi Hendrix in 1967 isn't too well represented on official video releases. This 80-minute unauthorized DVD picks up bits and pieces from throughout that year, though a little of it actually has found its way onto official DVD. There's probably a good reason, to be frank, that much of it has eluded official compilations, since the image and sound quality are usually a little rough, though never so much so that it's difficult to watch.
Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter whose career spanned from 1962 to 1970. His discography includes the recordings released during his lifetime. Prior to his rise to fame, he recorded 24 singles as a backing guitarist with American R&B artists, such as the Isley Brothers and Little Richard. Beginning in late 1966, he recorded three best-selling studio albums and 13 singles with the Jimi Hendrix Experience
The Singles Collection is a posthumous compilation album by Jimi Hendrix, released in 2003 by MCA Records. The album is made up of ten discs, each of which contains one single released by Hendrix, including some after his death. All songs were written by Jimi Hendrix, except where noted. Hey Joe" (Billy Roberts). The Wind Cries Mary". Burning of the Midnight Lamp".
Classic Album: Electric Ladyland. Here, in Jimi Hendrix - The Last 24 Hours the producers explore and explain the reasons why Jimis demise became shrouded in rumour, gossip and falsehoods. The authorities and media quickly dismissed the death of Hendrix as just another drugged rock star casualty; however for the first time, the circumstances leading to Jimi's tragic death can be examined as the producers present new and compelling evidence. Evidence, which may reopen the inquiry into what may have been for certain parties, a convenient death.
The album, and its 1968 successors - Axis: Bold As Love and the seminal blues-oriented developments of Electric Ladyland - earned Hendrix international acclaim as a premier rock instrumentalist and innovator of his generation. A 'greatest hits' collection, "Smash Hits" (1969), and an in-concert memento of his historic Monterey appearance, "Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix Experience at Monterey" (1970), followed before his untimely death
Directed by Roger Pomphrey. With Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Noel Redding, Steve Winwood. The story of Hendrix's seminal album, his last, is told in words, music, rare archival footage and a diary kept by one of Jimi's employees. There are also interviews with band mates Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell, legendary singer Steve Winwood, engineer Eddie Kramer and Chas Chandler who managed Jimi. There are also interviews with band mates Noel.