vrijdag 16 december 2016

Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe

Deze dag,16 Dec.1966 (50! jaar geleden) werd de single Hey Joe uitgebracht.Het begin van een prachtige ,maar veel te korte carriere van Jimi Hendrix

                    Realeased 16 December 1966(UK) 1 Mei 1967 (US.
                     Recorded October 23, 1966, De Lane Lea Studios, London
                     Label Polydor (UK)Reprise (US)
                     Writer  Billy Roberts
                     Producer Chas Chandler

Released in December 1966, Hendrix’s version became a hit in the United Kingdom, entering the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart in January 1967 and peaking at #6. The single was released in the United States on May 1, 1967 with the B-side “51st Anniversary” but failed to chart.[41] “Hey Joe”, as recorded by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, remains the best known version of the song.
  •  listed as #201 on Rolling Stone magazine’s The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • In 2009 it was named the 22nd greatest hard rock song of all time by VH1.
  • “Hey Joe” was the last song Jimi Hendrix performed at the Woodstock festival in 1969 and as such, it was also the final song of the whole festival. The song was performed after the crowd, comprising the 80,000 who hadn’t yet left the festival, cheered for an encore.
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