Hendrix, Jimi - Live At Woodstock (Mega Blowout Sale)

SKU 28-SNYL593514.2
This is not one of Jimi’s greatest performances & it isn’t the expanded complete performance that fits over two CDs (and which this version is superior to, imo, by leaving off the very weakest parts of the performance) but it is definitely his most famous performance, and the review below tells you what you need to know.
“The Woodstock show was supposed to be a headline performance for Hendrix and his band, but after many delays and a fan exodus, the guitarist ended up playing to only a fraction of listeners a full day after the event was scheduled to end.
The first performance with new backing outfit Hendrix's Gypsy Sun & Rainbows, this expanded outfit is often difficult to hear over Hendrix and his guitar on this recording. Although very significant, this isn't one of Hendrix's best recorded performances.
Relatively pedestrian versions of hits like "Purple Haze" and "Fire" are included. The redefinition of "The Star Spangled Banner" is still considered one of the most chilling rock performances ever, and funky jams like "Hear My Train a Comin'" are also very impressive.
Fans might want to consider later releases of this performance that include more material, but one way or another, all devoted scholars of the greatest musician to ever plug in a Stratocaster should own at least one packaging of this performance.”-AllMusic
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  • UPC190759351420
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