Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Jimi Hendrix - Astro Man Box Set (1966/69)



A must for Hendrix fans!

Title: Astro Man Box Set (1966/69).
Label: Pilot Records.
Catalog#: Pilot 26001.
Venue: Vol. 1: studio outtakes 1966-68
Vol. 2: studio outtakes 1969
Vol. 3: studio outtakes 1969-70
Vol. 4: Paris jan 29th 1968
Vol. 5: Stockholm First Show Jan 9th 1969
Vol. 6: Stockholm Second Show Jan 9th 1969.

Tracklist:
CD1
1. Can You See Me (Hendrix) {alternate version recorded November 1966 at DeLane Lea studios in London with The Experience}
2. 51St Anniversary (Hendrix) {alternate version recorded January 1967 at DeLane Lea studios in London with The Experience}
3. Look Over Yonder (Hendrix) { alternate early version recorded in May 1967 at Olympic studios in London with The Experience, originally called Mr Bad Luck}
4. Purple Haze #1 (Hendrix) {abandoned experimental mix originally recorded at DeLane Lea studios and mixed at Olympic studios with overdubs during January & February 1967}
5. La Pouppee Qui Fait Non (Michel Polnareff & F.Gerald) {instrumental track never finished .recorded in March 1967 with The Experience, unknown studio}
6. One Rainy Wish (Hendrix) {Originally recorded in October 1967 by the Experience at Olympic studios this alternate mix is longer with additional guitar}
7. Fire (Hendrix) {Instrumental track recorded at Olympic studios February, March & April 1967}
8. Cat Talkin' To Me (Hendrix) (later recording at Olympic Studios January 1968)
9. Red House takes 1-4 (Hendrix) (alternate takes from DeLane Lea Studios in London March 1967- Original version from December 1966 appears on 'Are you experienced')
10. Purple Haze #2 (Hendrix) {edited alternate mix of 4.}
11. I Don't Live Today takes 1-4 (Hendrix) {Alternate takes from the session at DeLane Lea studios London in February 1967 with The Experience}
12. Angel (Hendrix) {very early version recorded at Jimi's flat in spring 1968}
13. Voodoo Chile (slight return) (Hendrix){originally recorded at the record plant may 1968. this version has extra studio effects added}
14. Come On (Earl King) { take 9 recorded at the Record Plant 27th August 1968 with the experience}

CD2
1. Stepping Stone (Hendrix) {recorded at the record plant September 1969 with Billy Cox, Mitch Mitchell, Larry lee, juma sultan & jerry velez}
2. Izabella (Hendrix) {Alternate version with percussion possibly features Billy Rich on Bass, basic track recorded at the Record Plant with the Band of Gypsies}
3. Room Full Of Mirrors (Hendrix) {alternate version recorded February 1969 at Olympic studios in London with The Experience}
4. Lover Man (Hendrix) {from session at Olympic Studios February 1969 with The Experience}
5. Instrumental Jam (Hendrix) {this is a short unreleased jam at Olympic studios in April 1969 with the experience}
6. The Things I Used To Do (Guitar Slim) {Originally recorded with Stephen stills, Johnny winter and Dallas Taylor on drums at the record plant in May 1969 at the Record plant. This version is an edited version of the fourth vocal take}
7. Larry Young Jam (Hendrix) {recorded at the Record plant with Billy Cox, Larry Young in May 1969 the full take last for over 13 mins}
8. It's Too Bad (with Larry Young) (Hendrix) {edited version of part of session with Organist Larry Young with Buddy Miles and recorded in February 1969
9. World Traveller (with Larry Young) (Hendrix) { session with Organist Larry Young with Buddy Miles and recorded in February 1969
10. Midnight Lightning Jam (Hendrix) {with Paul Caruso and Devon Wilson at the Record Plant April 1969}
11. Ezy Rider take #1 (Hendrix) (Earlier Alternate version recorded at Record Plant New York December 1969 with original lyric}

CD3
1. Ezy Rider take#2 (Hendrix) {Alternate Edited Mix of Record Plant version as opposed to Electric Ladyland version}
2. Room Full Of Mirrors (Hendrix) {recorded with the ghetto fighters and the band of gypsies in November 1969 at the record plant, this version has extra guitar parts}
3. Earth Blues (Hendrix) {recorded at the record plant in December 1969 with juma sultan , the band of gypsies and the Ronettes this alternate mix has totally different guitar parts}
4. Highway Of Broken Hearts (Hendrix)
5. Bleeding Heart (Elmore James) Recorded in march 1970 at the record plant with Mitch Mitchell Billy Cox and juma sultan this is an alternate mix}
6. Freedom (Hendrix) {alternate recording, recorded at the record plant with Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell in may 1970 this version has a change in lyric}
7. Valleys Of Neptune (Hendrix)
8. Further On Up The Road (Joe Nedwick, Veasey & Don G. Robey) {recorded at Electric Ladyland June 1970 with Mitch Mitchell & Billy Cox}
9. Dolly Dagger (Hendrix) {Recorded at Electric Ladyland with Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell with the ghetto fighters during July and august 1970 this version has a totally different vocal take}
10. Astro Man (Hendrix) {instrumental backing track from take 7 recorded in June 1970 at Electric Ladyland with Mitch Mitchell Billy Cox and juma sultan
11. Send My Love To Linda (Hendrix) {Recorded in January 1970 at the record plant and is the second take}
12. Drifters Escape (Dylan) {basic track recorded in June 1970 at electric Ladyland with Mitch Mitchell &Billy Cox, this version has three lead guitar parts
13. Midnight Lightning Jam (Hendrix) {at Electric Ladyland with Billy Cox & Mitch Mitchell and juma sultan recorded on 14th July 1970}

CD4
01. Killing Floor (Chester Arthur Burnett)
02. Experience the blues
03. Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix)
04. Red House (Jimi Hendrix)
05. Drivin' South (Curtis Knight ?)
06. The Wind Cries Mary (Jimi Hendrix)
07. Fire (Jimi Hendrix)
08. Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix)
09. Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix)

CD5
1. Killing Floor
2. Spanish Castle Magic
3. Fire
4. Hey Joe
5. Voodoo Chile
6. Red House
7. Sunshine Of Your Love
8. I Don't Live Today

CD6
1. I Don't Live Today
2. Spanish Castle Magic
3. Hey Joe (William M. Roberts)
4. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
5. Sunshine Of Your Love (Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton, Pete Brown)
6. Red House
7. Fire
8. Purple Haze
9. Star Spangled Banner.



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