Genre - Docu
Runtime - However long it take to watch
Url - http://www.jimi-hendrix.com/electric-ladyland.html
:: Rippers Notes ::
Really are not any extras on this dvd which is why the above is blank.
Stripped the warnings and the dts audio from the release.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s third and final studio album, Electric Ladyland
is widely considered Jimi Hendrix’s crowning achievement and focuses attention
on the artist’s abilities as singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
This stunning collection provides the earliest insight into Hendrix's
"Sky Church" concept with featured guest appearances by Steve Winwood,
Jack Casady, Al Kooper, Chris Wood, and Buddy Miles. Features 16 of the most
enduring Hendrix classics including "Voodoo Child (Slight Return),"
"Crosstown Traffic," "Gypsy Eyes," and "All Along The Watchtower."
This year marks the 40th Anniversary of Electric Ladyland, an occasion that
is being celebrated with the release of an expanded cut of the critically
acclaimed documentary, At Last ... The Beginning: The Making Of Electric
Ladyland. If you missed this film when it first debuted on PBS television
in 1996, be sure to grab ahold of this expanded Director’s Cut; available
on DVD and as a Special CD+DVD Collector’s Box, coupled with a digitally
remastered CD of Jimi Hendrix’s unparalleled Electric Ladyland.
At Last ... The Beginning: The Making Of Electric Ladyland documents the
creation of Hendrix’s groundbreaking 1968 double album and presents some of
Jimi’s closest associates’ remembrances of the album, its development and
Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist Noel Redding, drummer Mitch Mitchell, and
co-manager Chas Chandler detailed their contributions while engineer
Eddie Kramer reexamined the many multi-track tapes created during the
sessions for Electric Ladyland. Help from Jimi’s ‘friends and passengers’
came by way of new interviews with Experience Tour Manager Gerry Stickells,
musicians Buddy Miles, Jack Casady, Dave Mason, Steve Winwood, Mike Finnigan,
Velvert Turner, arranger Larry Fallon, Scene Club Manager Jim Marron, Miami
Pop Festival [and later Woodstock] promoter Michael Lang, Experience roadie
Neville Chesters, Track Records Co-Founder Chris Stamp. Record Plant Co-Owner
Chris Stone, photographer David Montgomery and Trixie Sullivan, a key member
of Michael Jeffrey’s management staff.
At Last ... The Beginning: The Making Of Electric Ladyland also provides a
wealth of archival footage and photographs. Noel Redding contributed some of
his fascinating 8mm film footage of The Experience to the production,
providing some unique insights to the fast and furious life of The Experience
as they balanced extensive recording and touring schedules throughout this