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First Rays of the New Rising Sun

First Rays of the New Rising Sun
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Jimi's last hurrah

7 years, 2 months ago at Feb 19 9:36
This is one of my favorite Jimi Hendrix projects/albums. Here he teams up with Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell and Band Of Gypsys bassist Billy Cox. It's a bit of a turn from his previous work. There's less psychadelic experimentation and more funk. I say lay it on thick Jimi, and he does. Lots of great layering of riffs by Jimi here as well as shredding solos. it also has probably one of m... read more
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Description: J J 0 0 The guy was damn ingenious with a guitar, but not half as industrious as the folks who've packaged and repackaged his posthumous material. First Rays of the New Rising Sun, however, is an attractive assortment of "spiritual, very earthy" late recordings that surfaced in the '70s via The Cry of Love, Crash Landing, ... (more)
Manufacturer: Experience Hendrix
Release date: 22 April 1997
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0000881115992 UPC: 000881115992
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AesthetiX added this to a list 2 months, 1 week ago
My Music Collection (381 music items)
☭Gary added this to a list 3 months, 1 week ago
Bolshevik Gary Listens To Jimi Hendrix (28 music items)

"This was supposed to be Hendrix's last album before his death, and can officially be said his fourth album. A lot of the material that the studio milked in the 70's on the first few albums like Rainbow Bridge and Cry of Love came from this album. This however is the closest thing you're going to get to how Hendrix originally intended for it to sound, though the album is still incomplete it is easily the most complete of all the session material out there. I do not own this one sadly, and wi"


MelodicMania posted a review 7 years, 2 months ago

Jimi's last hurrah

“This is one of my favorite Jimi Hendrix projects/albums. Here he teams up with Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell and Band Of Gypsys bassist Billy Cox. It's a bit of a turn from his previous work. There's less psychadelic experimentation and more funk. I say lay it on thick Jimi, and he does. Lots of great layering of riffs by Jimi here as well as shredding solos. it also has probably one of my favorite songs of all time: Hey Baby (New Rising Sun). If you're a big Jimi fan, don't stop at the Jimi Hendrix Experience releases, there's plenty more classic Jimi material out there, and this compilation is one of the best ones out there.” read more

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