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Recorded by:
Jimi Hendrix, American, 1942 - 1970  Search this
Produced by:
Electric Lady Studios, American, founded 1970  Search this
(a. reel) magnetic tapes and plastic
(b. box) cardboard with ink on paper and adhesive
Diameter (a. disc): 7 × 3/8 in. (17.8 × 1 cm)
H x W x D (b. box): 7 1/4 × 7 1/4 × 5/8 in. (18.4 × 18.4 × 1.6 cm)
sound recordings
tape recordings
Place made:
West Village, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A recording made by Jimi Hendrix at Electric Lady Studios, consisting of a magnetic tape reel (a) in a cardboard box (b) with label.
The magnetic tape recording contains on a clear plastic reel. There is raised text on the top which reads [SIDE NO. 1]. The reel is in a black, square cardboard box with off-white interior. Affixed to the front of the box lid are two white labels. At the top, a printed label with black text reading [electric lady studios / 52 west 8 street new york city ny 10011 212 111-0150]. The bottom label is square with printed horizontal black lines on which the track listing of the recording is handwritten in purple ink:
["Hey Baby (New Rising Sun)" 6:00
"Earth Blue" 4:10
"Room Full of Mirrors" 3:20
"Look Over Yonder" 3:25
"Bleeding Heart" 3:05
"Dolly Dagger" 4:40]
Next to both the third and last song listed is a handwritten "X" in blue ink that has been gone over in yellow marker. A few lines down from the track listing at bottom right is [Jimi Hendrix]. Along the very bottom of the label are two printed checkbox, one labeled [COPY] and one labeled [MASTER]. Both boxes have been checked, the "Copy" box with purple marker and the "Master" box with black ink and yellow marker. Next to the "Master" box is a handwritten inscription in black ink reading [1/4 TK.]. The proper right side of the lid has a yellowing label which reads [JIMI HENDRIX] in black text. There is some wear and tear on the lid, the label, and on the bottom of the box, which is solid black with no labels, marks, or inscriptions.
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
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Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
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National Museum of African American History and Culture