The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded “Hey Joe” for their 1967 debut album Are You Experienced? Arthur Lee of Love claims that it was his band’s version that introduced Hendrix to the composition. Chas Chandler who discovered Hendrix and managed his group wanted them to record “Hey Joe” because of their
Jimi Hendrix’s famous Monterey Pop and Woodstock performances will be immortalized with bobbleheads coming out this summer.Â The Jimi Hendrix estate and Kollectico have partnered to create the toys. The Monterrey Pop bobblehead is modeled after Ed Caraeff’s photo of Hendrix setting his guitar on fire. Janie Hendrix, CEO of
[youtube id=”_PVjcIO4MT4″]The Jimi Hendrix Experience came from Jimi Hendrix’s years ofÂ being a supporting andÂ sessionÂ musician for others includingÂ TheÂ Isley Brothers, Little Richard, Sam Cooke andÂ Ike and TinaÂ Turner. Chas Chandler, whoÂ managedÂ English rock group The Animals, took HendrixÂ toÂ EnglandÂ toÂ startÂ a solo career. Hendrix, Noel Redding (bass) and Mitch Mitchell (drums) becameÂ The Jimi HendrixÂ Experience andÂ Are You Experienced?