Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Jimi Hendrix: Discography and Catalogue of Recording Dates and Major Performances

Albums
(with Codes)

"Official"

Are You Experienced? (released September 1967) AYE
Axis: Bold as Love (released January 1968) AXIS
Electric Ladyland (released September 1968) LADY
Smash Hits (released June 1969) HITS
Band of Gypsies (live) (released 1970) BOG (12-31-69 / 1-1-70)
The Cry of Love (released January 1971) CRY

Live

BBC Sessions BBC (mostly Feb.-April / Oct.-Dec. 1967)
Jimi Plays Monterey MON (6-18-67)
Live at Winterland WIN (10-12 October 1968)
Live At Woodstock WOOD (8-18-69)
Live at the Fillmore East FILL (12-31-69 / 1-1-70)
Live at Berkeley BERK (5-30-70)
Blue Wild Angel: Live at the Isle of Wight ISLE (8-30-70)

Posthumous Studio Albums and Compilations

Rainbow Bridge RAIN
First Rays of the New Rising Sun RAYS
Experience Hendrix: the Best of Jimi Hendrix BEST
Voodoo Child: the Jimi Hendrix Collection VOO
The Jimi Hendrix Experience (box set) BOX
Nine to the Universe NINE
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix SCOR
Blues BLUES

Recording Dates

(* = written by Jimi Hendrix)
(x = alternate studio or live version)
(+ = live performance)

(Mitch Mitchell played drums, except from November 1969 through February 1970 -- Buddy Miles)
(Noel Redding played bass up till around May 1969, then was succeeded by Billy Cox)

10-18-66 Hey Joe + BOX
10-18-66 Killing Floor + BOX
10-23-66 Hey Joe AYE / HITS / BEST / VOO
10-23-66 Hey Joe x BOX

11-2-66 *Stone Free AYE / HITS / BEST
11-24-66 *Love or Confusion AYE

12-13-66 *Foxy Lady AYE / HITS / BEST
12-13-66 *Foxy Lady x (alt mix) BOX
12-13-66 *Red House x BLUES
12-66 *Can You See Me AYE / HITS

1-11-67 *Purple Haze AYE / HITS / VOO / BEST
1-11-67 *Purple Haze x BOX
1-11-67 *The Wind Cries Mary AYE / HITS / VOO / BEST
1-11-67 *Fire AYE / VOO / HITS / BEST
1-11-67 *Third Stone From the Sun AYE / BOX / VOO (x?)
1-11-67 *Third Stone From the Sun x (vocal overdub session) BOX
1-11-67 ?51st Anniversary (mono) AYE / HITS

2-8-67 *Remember AYE / HITS
2-13-67 Hey Joe + BBC
2-13-67 Hey Joe +x BBC
2-13-67 *Love or Confusion + BBC
2-13-67 *Foxy Lady + BBC
2-13-67 *Foxy Lady +x BBC
2-13-67 *Stone Free + BBC
2-20-67 *I Don't Live Today AYE

3-28-67 *Purple Haze + BBC
3-28-67 *Fire + BBC
3-28-67 Killing Floor + BBC
3-29-67 *Manic Depression AYE / HITS / BEST
3-29-67 *Red House AYE / HITS / SCOR / BEST

4-3-67 *May This Be Love AYE
4-3-67 ?Highway Chile AYE / HITS
4-3-67 ?Highway Chile x (stereo) BOX / VOO
4-3-67 *Are You Experienced? AYE / VOO
4-3-67 ?Instrumental Jam BOX
4-4-67 ?Lover Man (instrumental) BOX
4-4-67 ?Somewhere + BOX
4-5-67 ?Taking Care of No Business BOX
4-17-67 *Manic Depression + BBC

5-4-67 She's So Fine AXIS
5-5-67 *If 6 Was 9 AXIS / BEST
5-5-67 *If 6 Was 9 x BOX
5-9-67 *Burning of the Midnight Lamp (instrumental) BOX
5-9-67 *Gypsy Eyes BOX

6-18-67 Killing Floor + MON
6-18-67 *Foxy Lady + MON
6-18-67 Like a Rolling Stone + MON / BOX
6-18-67 Rock Me Baby + MON / BOX
6-18-67 Hey Joe + MON
6-18-67 *Can You See Me + MON
6-18-67 *The Wind Cries Mary + MON
6-18-67 *Purple Haze + MON
6-18-67 Wild Thing + MON / VOO

[Monterey performance complete and in order]

7-7-67 *Burning of the Midnight Lamp LADY / VOO

9-5-67 *Fire + BOX
9-5-67 Sgt. Pepper BOX
9-5-67 *Burning of the Midnight Lamp BOX

10-3-67 *You Got Me Floating AXIS
10-3-67 Little Miss Lover x BOX
10-5-67 *Bold as Love (instrumental) BOX
10-6-67 *Little Miss Lover + BBC
10-6-67 *Burning of the Midnight Lamp + BBC
10-6-67 Catfish Blues + BBC
10-6-67 Hound Dog + BBC
10-6-67 Driving South + BBC
10-6-67 Driving South +x BBC
10-6-67 *Jammin' (w/ Stevie Wonder: drums) + BBC
10-6-67 I Was Made to Love Her (w/ Stevie Wonder: drums) + BBC
10-9-67 *The Wind Cries Mary + BOX
10-9-67 Catfish Blues + BOX
10-67 *Castles Made of Sand AXIS / BEST
10-67 *One Rainy Wish AXIS
10-67 Little Miss Lover AXIS
10-17-67 Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? + BBC
10-17-67 I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man + BBC
10-17-67 Driving South + BBC
10-25-67 *Little Wing AXIS / BEST / VOO
10-25-67 *Little Wing x BOX
10-26-67 *Wait Until Tomorrow AXIS
10-26-67 *Ain't No Telling AXIS
10-28-67 *Spanish Castle Magic AXIS
10-29-67 *Up From the Skies AXIS
10-29-67 *Bold As Love AXIS / BEST

11-10-67 Catfish Blues BLUES
11-13-67 *Angel BOX

12-9-67 *Hear My Train A-Comin' (acoustic) BLUES
12-15-67 *Hear My Train A-Comin' + BBC
12-15-67 *Hear My Train A-Comin' +x BBC
12-15-67 *Spanish Castle Magic + BBC
12-15-67 *Radio One + BBC
12-15-67 *Wait Until Tomorrow + BBC
12-15-67 Day Tripper + BBC
12-21-67 *Crosstown Traffic LADY / BEST / VOO

1-21-68 All Along the Watchtower LADY / BEST / VOO (4-track)

3-13-68 *My Friend CRY / RAYS / SCOR
3-15-68 *Fire + BOX

4-18-68 *Long Hot Summer Night LADY
4-22-68 Little Miss Strange LADY
4-23?-68 *1983 (A Merman I Should Turn To Be) LADY
4-23?-68 *Moon, Turn the Tides...Gently, Gently Away LADY

5-68? *Gypsy Eyes LADY
5-1-68 *House Burning Down LADY
5-2-68 *Voodoo Chile LADY / SCOR
5-3-68 *Voodoo Child (Slight Return) LADY / BEST / VOO
5-3-68 *Voodoo Chile Blues BLUES

6-68? *(Have You Ever Been To) Electric Ladyland LADY
6-10-68 *Rainy Day, Dream Away LADY
6-10-68 *Still Raining, Still Dreaming LADY
6-14-68 *(Have You Ever Been To) Electric Ladyland x BOX
6-29?-68 *...And the Gods Made Love LADY

8-12-68 *Room Full of Mirrors x BOX
8-27-68 *Come On (Pt. 1) LADY
8-27-68 *Come On (Pt. 1) x SCOR

10-10-68 Killing Floor + WIN
10-10-68 Sunshine of Your Love + WIN
10-11-68 *Fire + WIN
10-11-68 *Foxy Lady + WIN
10-11-68 *Red House + WIN
10-11-68 Tax Free + WIN
10-12-68 *Purple Haze + WIN
10-12-68 *Fire + VOO
10-12-68 *Manic Depression + WIN
10-12-68 Hey Joe + WIN
10-12-68 Hey Joe + VOO
10-12-68 Wild Thing + WIN
10-12-68 *Spanish Castle Magic + WIN

10-22-68 *Look Over Yonder RAIN
10-29-68 *Electric Church Red House BLUES

1-4-69 *Voodoo Child + BBC
1-4-69 Hey Joe + BBC
1-4-69 Sunshine of Your Love + BBC

2-11-69 ?It's Too Bad BOX / SCOR
2-17-69 *Spanish Castle Magic x VOO / BOX
2-17-69 *Hear My Train A-Comin' x BOX / SCOR
2-17-69 ?Country Blues SCOR
2-24-69 *Little Wing + BOX
2-24-69 *Voodoo Child (Slight Return) + BOX

3-15-69 ?Blue Window Jam SCOR
3-18-69 Star Spangled Banner RAIN / BOX
3-19-69 ?Mother, Mother SCOR
3-25-69 *Jimi/Jimmy Jam NINE

4-7-69 *Stone Free x VOO / BOX
4-21-69 *Room Full of Mirrors x BOX
4-22-69 Mannish Boy BLUES
4-24-69 *Drone Blues NINE
4-26-69 *I Don't Live Today + VOO / BOX

5-14-69 *Young/Hendrix (Jam) NINE
5-14-69 ?Jelly 292 BLUES
5-21-69 ?Bleeding Heart BLUES
5-24-69 *I Don't Live Today + (from the record album Kiss the Sky)
5-24-69 *Purple Haze + VOO / BOX
5-24-69 *Red House + BOX
5-29-69 *Nine to the Universe NINE

6-25-69 *Easy Blues NINE

8-18-69 *Message to Love + WOOD
8-18-69 *Hear My Train A-Comin' + WOOD
8-18-69 *Spanish Castle Magic + WOOD
8-18-69 *Red House + WOOD
8-18-69 ?Lover Man + WOOD
8-18-69 *Foxy Lady + WOOD
8-18-69 *Jam Back at the House + WOOD
8-18-69 *Izabella + WOOD
8-18-69 *Fire + WOOD
8-18-69 *Voodoo Child (Slight Return) + WOOD
8-18-69 Star Spangled Banner + WOOD / BEST / VOO
8-18-69 *Purple Haze + WOOD
8-18-69 *Woodstock Improvisation + WOOD
8-18-69 ?Villanova Junction + WOOD
8-18-69 Hey Joe + WOOD

[Woodstock performance in order]

8-29-69 *Izabella (x; single mix) VOO
8-29-69 *Izabella x BOX

11-14-69 *Stepping Stone (single mix) VOO
11-17-69 *Room Full of Mirrors RAYS / RAIN

12-15-69 Born Under a Bad Sign BLUES
12-18-69 *Ezy Rider CRY / RAYS

12-31-69 *Hear My Train A-Comin' + FILL
12-31-69 *Izabella + FILL
12-31-69 Auld Lang Syne + FILL
12-31-69 *Machine Gun + FILL
1-1-70 *Machine Gun + FILL
1-1-70 *Machine Gun + BOG
1-1-70 *Machine Gun (x?) + VOO
1-1-70 Wild Thing + FILL
1-1-70 *Stone Free + FILL
1-1-70 *Power of Soul + FILL
1-1-70 *Power of Soul (aka Power to Love) + BOG
1-1-70 *Voodoo Child (Slight Return) + FILL
1-1-70 We Gotta Live Together + FILL
1-1-70 We Gotta Live Together + BOG
1-1-70 *Who Knows + BOG
1-1-70 *Who Knows + FILL
1-1-70 Changes + FILL
1-1-70 Changes + BOG
1-1-70 *Stepping Stone + FILL
1-1-70 ?Stop + FILL
1-1-70 *Earth Blues + FILL
1-1-70 ?Burning Desire + FILL
1-1-70 *Message of Love (aka Message to Love) + BOG

1-17-70 *Izabella RAYS
1-20-70 *Earth Blues RAIN
1-20-70 *Earth Blues x BOX
1-20-70 *Message to Love x BOX
1-23-70 *Astro Man x BOX
1-23-70 ?Country Blues x BOX
1-23-70 ?Once I Had a Woman BLUES

2-16-70 *Freedom x BOX

3-23-70 ?Midnight Lightning SCOR

5-30-70 ?Pass It On (Straight Ahead) + BERK
5-30-70 *Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) + BERK
5-30-70 ?Lover Man + BERK
5-30-70 *Stone Free + BERK
5-30-70 Hey Joe + BERK
5-30-70 *I Don't Live Today + BERK
5-30-70 *Machine Gun + BERK
5-30-70 *Foxy Lady + BERK
5-30-70 Star Spangled Banner + BERK
5-30-70 *Purple Haze + BERK
5-30-70 *Voodoo Child (Slight Return) + BERK
5-30-70 *Hear My Train A-Comin' + RAIN / VOO
5-30-70 Johnny B. Goode + VOO / BOX
5-30-70 Blue Suede Shoes (afternoon sound check) BOX

6-16-70 *Night Bird Flying CRY / RAYS / BEST
6-17-70 *Straight Ahead CRY / RAYS
6-24-70 ?Cherokee Mist / *In From the Storm x BOX
6-25-70 *Freedom CRY / RAYS / BEST
6-26-70 *Stepping Stone RAYS

7-1-70 *Dolly Dagger RAYS / RAIN / BEST / VOO
7-1-70 *Beginnings (aka Jam Back at the House) RAYS
7-1-70 *Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) RAYS / RAIN / VOO
7-1-70 *Pali Gap RAIN
7-15-70 ?Come Down Hard on Me Baby BOX
7-17-70 *Red House + VOO
7-20-70 ?Lover Man x BOX
7-23-70 *Angel CRY / RAYS / BEST / VOO
7-30-70 *Foxy Lady + VOO
7-30-70 *Hey Baby + BOX
7-30-70 *In From the Storm + BOX

8-20-70 *Drifting CRY / RAYS
8-20-70 ?Slow Blues BOX
8-22-70 *Astro Man CRY / RAYS
8-22-70 *Ezy Rider x BOX
8-22-70 *Night Bird Flying x BOX
8-24-70 *Belly Button Window CRY / RAYS
8-24-70 *In from the Storm CRY / RAYS

8-30-70 God Save the Queen + ISLE
8-30-70 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band + ISLE
8-30-70 *Spanish Castle Magic + ISLE
8-30-70 All Along The Watchtower + ISLE / BOX
8-30-70 *Machine Gun + ISLE
8-30-70 ?Lover Man + ISLE
8-30-70 *Freedom + ISLE / VOO
8-30-70 *Red House + ISLE
8-30-70 *Dolly Dagger + ISLE
8-30-70 ?Midnight Lighting + ISLE
8-30-70 *Foxy Lady + ISLE
8-30-70 *Message to Love + ISLE
8-30-70 *Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) + ISLE
8-30-70 *Ezy Ryder + ISLE
8-30-70 Hey Joe + ISLE
8-30-70 *Purple Haze + ISLE
8-30-70 *Voodoo Child (Slight Return) + ISLE
8-30-70 *In From The Storm + ISLE / BOX

[Isle of Wight performance complete and in order]

Songs Most Performed in Concert

[judging from the seven major recorded concerts: BBC Sessions ('67) / Monterey ('67) / Winterland ('68) / Woodstock ('69) / Fillmore East (Band of Gypsies) ('70) / Berkeley ('70) / Isle of Wight ('70) ]

Hey Joe 8
Foxy Lady 7
Purple Haze 6
Voodoo Child (Slight Return) 5
Hear My Train A-Comin' 5
Spanish Castle Magic 4
Stone Free 3
Fire 3
Killing Floor 3
Wild Thing 3
Machine Gun 3
Red House 3
Driving South 3
Message to Love 3
Lover Man 3
Manic Depression 2
Sunshine of Your Love 2
Star Spangled Banner 2
Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) 2

[Jimi Hendrix died tragically from a drug overdose on 18 September 1970]

Most of the above information (particularly dates) was obtained from the informative web page: Jimi Hendrix: Discography, Track index, Set lists]

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