On October 16, 1968.

Jimi_Hendrix_-_Electric_Ladyland

On October 16, 1968, “Reprise Records” label released “Electric Ladyland”, the third and the final Jimi Hendrix Experience studio album. The double album was recorded July – December 1967, and January – August 1968, and was produced by Jimi Hendrix. The album featured cover of the Bob Dylan song, “All Along the Watchtower,” which became the Experience’s best selling single ever. Magazine “Rolling Stone‍ ” ranked “Electric Ladyland” at number 54 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel

  • Jimi Hendrix– lead vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, comb and tissue paper kazoo, electric harpsichord, bass
  • Noel Redding– backing vocals, bass,acoustic guitar and lead vocals
  • Mitch Mitchell– backing vocals, drums, percussion, lead vocals
  • Jack Casady– bass
  • Brian Jones– percussion
  • Al Kooper– piano
  • Dave Mason– twelve string guitar, backing vocals
  • The Sweet Inspirations– backing vocals
  • Steve Winwood– organ
  • Chris Wood– flute
  • Larry Faucette – congas
  • Mike Finnigan– organ
  • Buddy Miles– drums
  • Freddie Smith – tenor saxophone

Track listing

All tracks by Jimi Hendrix, except where noted.

  1. And the Gods Made Love
  2. Have You Ever Been to (Electric Ladyland)
  3. Crosstown Traffic
  4. Voodoo Chile
  5. Little Miss Strange – Noel Redding
  6. Long Hot Summer Night
  7. Come On (Let the Good Times Roll) – Earl King
  8. Gypsy Eyes
  9. Burning of the Midnight Lamp
  10. Rainy Day, Dream Away
  11. 1983…(A Merman I Should Turn to Be)
  12. Moon, Turn the Tides…Gently Gently Away
  13. Still Raining, Still Dreaming
  14. House Burning Down
  15. All Along the Watchtower – Bob Dylan
  16. Voodoo Chile (slight return)
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