It’s been almost half a century since Jimi Hendrix passed—yet, there’s still unheard music left in his archive. On March 9, however, a few of those songs will be unearthed: A forthcoming posthumous Hendrix album Both Sides of the Sky has been announced, and will include 13 tracks, 10 of which were previously unreleased recordings from the prolific guitarist.
The album features material recorded between January 1968 and February 1970, mostly featuring talents from his Band of Gypsies. Personnel from the Jimi Hendrix Experience also make a few appearances on the album, along with special guests such as Stephen Stills, Johnny Winter and Lonnie Youngblood, a bandmate from Hendrix’s time with Curtis Knight & the Squires.
The guests accompany Hendrix on various originals, as well as covers of Muddy Waters, Joni Mitchell and Guitar Slim. The tracks were produced by Janie Hendrix, John McDermott and Eddie Kramer, who served as recording […]