The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hey Joe

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

On October 23, 1966, “The Jimi Hendrix Experience” recorded their first single “Hey Joe”, at “De Lane Lea” studios in London. “Hey Joe” is an American popular song from the 1960’s (some sources give credits to Billy Roberts as the song author) that has become a rock standard and as such has been performed in different musical styles by number of different artists since it was first written. The earliest known commercial recording of the song is the 1965 single by the Los Angeles garage band “The Leaves”. “The Jimi Hendrix Experience” included “Hey Joe” on their 1967 album “Are you experienced”.


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