“Electric Ladyland” was the third and final album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, released in 1968 on Reprise Records. Written and produced by Jimi Hendrix, the album is seen as the peak of Hendrix’s mastery of the electric guitar, and is frequently cited as one of the greatest rock albums of all time. It is not only the last of his albums released as the Jimi Hendrix Experience, but also the last of Hendrix’s studio albums to be professionally produced under his own supervision. After “Electric Ladyland”, Hendrix spent the remaining two years of his life attempting to organize a new band and recording a breadth of new songs.

The “Electric Ladyland Outtakes” features demos/studio outtakes/rough mixes that were recorded during 1968 and 1969 plus some Drake Hotel Demos, New York City, NY April 1968. This album offers an excellent insiders’ view at how Jimi worked and how he developed his songs in the studio.

1. Have You Ever Been To (Electric Ladyland) [instrumental backing track]
2. All Along The Watchtower [basic track without overdubs/effects]
3. Ain’t Nothing Wrong With That [unreleased track with Noel Redding on vocals. Based on an instrumental called My Little One]
4. Come On (Part 1) [alternate take]
5. Voodoo Chile (Slight Return) [an early studio-take – a breakdown because Jimi makes a mistake for once!]
6. Room Full Of Mirrors [an early version]
7. Gipsy Eyes [an early rehearsal take with onnly guitar and drums]
8. Gipsy Eyes [rough mix with different guitar overdub]
9. House Burning Down [rough mix]
10. Cat Talkin’ To Me [instrumental backing track of an unreleased song]
11. Cat Talikn’ To Me [track 10, different take, with overdubbed Mitch Mitchell vocals]
12. Taking Care Of No Business [a real Jimi Hendrix oddity – complete with horn arrangement. Unreleased.]
13. Angel [demo recorded at Jimi’s apartment – just his voice and electric guitar]
14. 1983… (A Merman I Should Turn To Be) [same as track 12]
15. 1983… (A Merman I Should Turn To Be) [early studio take]
16. 1983… (A Merman I Should Turn To Be) [a “vocal” mix – no bass and drums]
17. Valleys Of Neptune…Arising [unreleased song – a session – like runthrough with only Jimi on guitar/vocals and Mitch on drums]
18. Valleys Of Neptune…Arising [a gentle, flowing instrumental version of the song. A Fleetwood Mac “Albatross”-like-arrangement showing that Jimi really could play]
19. Freedom [an early rehearsal take]

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