Jimi Hendrix Singles and Albums Timeline

1966

Hey Joe

1967

Are You Experienced

The album that broke Jimi and changed the course of pop music

Tracks
  1. Foxy Lady
  2. Manic Depression
  3. Red House
  4. Can You See Me
  5. Love or Confusion
  6. I Don't Live Today
  7. May This Be Love
  8. Fire
  9. 3rd Stone From the Sun
  10. Remember
  11. Are You Experienced
play my version of 'if 6 was 9'
1967

Purple Haze

1967

The Wind Cries Mary

1967

Burning of the Midnight Lamp

1967

Foxy Lady

1968

Axis Bold As Love

Another perfect collection of Jimi songs

Tracks
  1. EXP 1:54
  2. Up From the Skies 3:01
  3. Spanish Castle Magic 3:08
  4. Wait Until Tomorrow 3:06
  5. Ain't No Telling 1:52
  6. Little Wing 2:30
  7. If 6 Was 9 5:35
  8. You Got Me Floatin' 2:44
  9. Castles Made of Sand 2:49
  10. She's So Fine 2:43
  11. One Rainy Wish 3:45
  12. Little Miss Lover 2:25
  13. Bold as Love 4:08
1968

Electric Ladyland

The third, and final, Experience album. More sophisticated

Tracks
  1. And the Gods Made Love 1:22
  2. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland) 2:09
  3. Crosstown Traffic 2:26
  4. Voodoo Chile 14:58
  5. Little Miss Strange 2:52
  6. Long Hot Summer Night 3:27
  7. Come On 4:10
  8. Gypsy Eyes 3:45
  9. Burning of the Midnight Lamp 3:40
  10. Rainy Day
  11. Dream Away 3:40
  12. 1983...(A Merman I Should Turn to Be) 13:09
  13. Moon
  14. Turn the Tides...Gently Gently Away 1:01
  15. Still Raining
  16. Still Dreaming 4:26
  17. House Burning Down 4:32
  18. All Along the Watchtower 4:01
  19. Voodoo Chile (Slight Return) 5:11
1968

Fire

1968

Up From the Skies

1968

All Along the Watchtower

1969

Crosstown Traffic

1970

Band Of Gypsys

Jimi had finished with the experience and turned to old army friend Billy Cox for bass and Buddy Miles for drums, much funkier, for a scorcher of a live album.

Tracks
  1. Who Knows 9:34
  2. Machine Gun 12:38
  3. Changes 5:11
  4. Power to Love 6:55
  5. Message of Love 5:24
  6. We Gotta Live Together 5:51
play my version of 'Little Wing'
1970

Voodoo Chile

1971

The cry of love

Jimi died in 1970 and a slew of unfinished/demos were released by his estate to feed the beast. Only the studio albums mentioned next are worth a listen. Otherwise, only trust the live albums.

Tracks
  1. Freedom
  2. Drifting
  3. Ezy Ryder
  4. Night Bird Flying
  5. My Friend
  6. Straight Ahead
  7. Astro Man
  8. Angel
  9. In From the Storm
  10. Belly Button Window
1971

Rainbow Bridge

Allegedly the Motion picture soundtrack but has nothing to do with the Rainbow Bridge movie

Tracks
  1. Dolly Dagger 4:45
  2. Earth Blues 4:20
  3. Pali Gap 5:05
  4. Room Full of Mirrors 3:17
  5. Star Spangled Banner 4:07
  6. Look Over Yonder 3:28
  7. Hear My Train a Comin' 11:15
  8. Hey Baby 6:05
1971

Isle Of Wight

From now on in the timeline ignore studio releases and only trust live albums. They can't be adulterated!

Tracks
  1. Midnight Lightning
  2. Foxy Lady
  3. Lover Man
  4. Freedom
  5. All Along the Watchtower
  6. In From the Storm
1972

Hendrix in the West

The ultimate Jimi Hendrix Experience live set

Tracks
  1. Johnny B. Goode 4:45
  2. Lover Man 3:05
  3. Blue Suede Shoes 4:26
  4. Voodoo Chile 7:49
  5. The Queen 2:40
  6. Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1:16
  7. Little Wing 3:14
  8. Red House 13:06
1972

War Heroes

a couple of decent tracks, that's all

Tracks
  1. Bleeding Heart 3:15
  2. Highway Chile 3:30
  3. Tax Free 4:58
  4. Peter Gunn Catastrophe 2:18
  5. Stepping Stone 4:07
  6. Midnight 5:32
  7. 3 Little Bears 4:09
  8. Beginning 4:13
  9. Izabella 2:55
1975

Crash Landing

The bottom of the barrel as far as posthumous Jimi releases were concerned. Re-engineered by a couple of nobodies who even overdubbed Jimi's guitar!

Tracks
  1. Message to Love 3:14
  2. Somewhere Over the Rainbow 3:30
  3. Crash Landing 4:14
  4. Come Down Hard on Me 3:16
  5. Peace in Mississippi 4:21
  6. With the Power 3:28
  7. Stone Free Again 3:25
  8. Captain Coconut 4:06
1986

Jimi Plays Monterey

Recorded 18 June 1967. The legendary performance that broke Jime in the US

Tracks
  1. Killing Floor 5:56
  2. Foxey Lady 3:36
  3. Like a Rolling Stone 6:51
  4. Rock Me Baby 3:45
  5. Hey Joe 4:48
  6. Can You See Me 3:11
  7. The Wind Cries Mary 3:40
  8. Purple Haze 4:20
  9. Wild Thing 9:47
1997

First Rays Of The New Rising Sun

A decent compilation but all of the songs had been released previously on Hendrix's first posthumous albums The Cry of Love, Rainbow Bridge, and War Heroes;

Tracks
  1. Freedom 3:26
  2. Izabella 2:50
  3. Night Bird Flying 3:50
  4. Angel 4:21
  5. Room Full of Mirrors 3:21
  6. Dolly Dagger 4:44
  7. Ezy Rydere 4:07
  8. Drifting 3:48
  9. Beginnings 4:12
  10. Stepping Stone 4:12
  11. My Friend 4:36
  12. Straight Ahead 4:42
  13. Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) 6:04
  14. Earth Blues
2013

People, Hell and Angels

a halfway decent posthumous release but really, stick to the Big Three first albums.

Tracks
  1. Earth Blues 3:33
  2. Somewhere 4:05
  3. Hear My Train a Comin' 5:41
  4. Bleeding Heart 3:58
  5. Let Me Move You 6:50
  6. Izabella 3:42
  7. Easy Blues 5:57
  8. Crash Landing 4:14
  9. Inside Out 5:03
  10. Hey Gypsy Boy 3:39
  11. Mojo Man 4:07
  12. Villanova Junction Blues

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