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Jimi Hendrix Purple Box Set Expanded For Reissue

08/13/2013
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An newly expanded edition of The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Purple Box four-disc box set will be released next Tuesday, August 20th by Legacy Recordings. We were sent these details and the tracklisting:

The expanded "The Jimi Hendrix Experience" box set (a.k.a. the Purple Box) features the previous box set's tracks as well as four additional tracks. All told the box set presents 60 studio and concert recordings dating from 1966 to 1970.

First released in 2000, The Jimi Hendrix Experience box is sequenced in chronological order, beginning with the first known recordings of the Jimi Hendrix Experience in October 1966, and continuing through the recording of his studio albums as well as a variety of performances, and ending with the Hendrix's final multi-track recording session at New York's Electric Lady Studios in August 1970.

The new edition of The Jimi Hendrix Experience--which includes all the alternate versions of classics like "Purple Haze," "Foxey Lady," "Bold As Love" and "Little Wing" and stunning, unheard Hendrix music such as "It's Too Bad" and "Country Blues" contained in the original 2000 box--offers fans additional new tracks either previously unreleased such as a commanding performance of Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" from Hendrix's unforgettable October 1968 performances at Winterland in San Francisco.

The original recording of "Peace In Mississippi" from the October 1968 sessions at TTG Studios, previously available only as the b-side of the 2010 "Valleys Of Neptune" single is a welcome addition to the collection as is a rare, recently discovered 1967 performance of "Burning Of The Midnight Lamp. The original UK single mix of "The Stars That Play With Laughing Sam's Dice," now makes its US debut as part of this special collection.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience includes an 80 page color booklet filled with rare photos, essays and annotation by Dave Marsh and John McDermott, detailed track notes and more.

You can order the new Purple Box here.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience
tracklisting

disc one
1. Purple Haze
Previously Unreleased Recording
2. Killing Floor
Recorded Live At: Olympia Theater, Paris, France, October 18, 1966
Previously Unreleased Recording
3. Hey Joe
Recorded Live At: Olympia Theater, Paris, France, October 18, 1966
Previously Unreleased Recording
4. Foxey Lady
Previously Unreleased Recording
5. Highway Chile
Previously Unreleased Recording
6. Hey Joe
Previously Unreleased Recording
7. Title #3
Previously Unreleased Recording
8. 3rd Stone From The Sun
Previously Unreleased Recording
9. Taking Care Of No Business
Previously Unreleased Recording
10. Here He Comes [Lover Man]
Previously Unreleased Recording
11. Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
Previously Unreleased Recording
12. If 6 Was 9
Previously Unreleased Recording
13. Rock Me Baby
Recorded Live At: Monterey International Pop Festival, June 18, 1967
14. Like A Rolling Stone
Recorded Live At: Monterey International Pop Festival, June 18, 1967
15. Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
Recorded Live At: Dee Time, London, August 22, 1967
16. The Stars That Play With Laughing Sam's Dice
Previously Unreleased in the United States

disc two
1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Recorded Live At: Stockholm, Sweden, September 5, 1967
2. Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
Recorded Live At: Stockholm, Sweden, September 5, 1967
3. Little Wing
Previously Unreleased Recording
4. Little Miss Lover
Previously Unreleased Recording
5. The Wind Cries Mary
Recorded Live At: Olympia Theater, Paris, France, October 9, 1967
Previously Unreleased Recording
6. Catfish Blues
Recorded Live At: Olympia Theater, Paris, France, October 9, 1967
Previously Unreleased Recording
7. Bold As Love
Previously Unreleased Recording
8. Sweet Angel
Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
9. Fire
Recorded Live At: Clark University, Worcester, Ma. March 15, 1968
10. Somewhere
Previously Unreleased Recording
11. (Have You Ever Been To) Electric Ladyland
Previously Unreleased in the United States
12. Gypsy Eyes
Previously Unreleased Recording
13. Room Full Of Mirrors
Previously Unreleased Recording
14. Gloria
Previously Unreleased Alternate Mix
15. Peace In Mississippi 16. It's Too Bad
Previously Unreleased Recording
17. Star Spangled Banner
Previously Unavailable on Compact Disc

disc three
1. Stone Free
Previously Unreleased Recording
2. Like A Rolling Stone
Recorded Live At: Winterland, San Francisco, Ca., October 10, 1968
Previously Unreleased Recording
3. Spanish Castle Magic
Previously Unreleased Recording
4. Hear My Train A Comin'
Previously Unreleased Recording
5. Room Full Of Mirrors
Previously Unreleased Recording
6. I Don't Live Today
Recorded Live At: Los Angeles Forum, Ca., April 26, 1969
Previously Unreleased Original Mix
7. Little Wing
Recorded Live At: Royal Albert Hall, London, February 24, 1969
8. Red House
Recorded Live At: San Diego Sports Arena, Ca., May 24, 1969
9. Purple Haze
Recorded Live At: San Diego Sports Arena, Ca., May 24, 1969
Previously Unreleased Original Mix
10. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Recorded Live At: Royal Albert Hall, London, February 24, 1969
11. Izabella
Previously Unreleased Recording

disc four
1. Message To Love
Previously Unreleased Alternate Mix
2. Earth Blues
Previously Unreleased Recording
3. Astro Man
Previously Unreleased Recording
4. Country Blues
Previously Unreleased Recording
5. Freedom
Previously Unreleased Recording
6. Johnny B. Goode
Recorded Live At: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, Ca., May 30, 1970
7. Lover Man
Previously Unreleased Recording
8. Blue Suede Shoes
Recorded Live At: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, Ca., May 30, 1970
9. Cherokee Mist
Previously Unreleased Recording
10. Come Down Hard On Me
Previously Unreleased Recording
11. Hey Baby/In From The Storm
Recorded Live At: Maui, Hawaii, July 30, 1970
Previously Unreleased Recording
12. Ezy Ryder
Previously Unreleased Recording
13. Night Bird Flying
Previously Unreleased Recording
14. All Along The Watchtower
Recorded Live At: Isle Of Wight, England, August 30, 1970
15. In From The Storm
Recorded Live At: Isle Of Wight, England, August 30, 1970
16. Slow Blues
Previously Unreleased Recording

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