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Musicians: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Live Bootleg


01. Interview 1
02. Fire
03. Are You Experienced?
04. Voodoo Child
05. Red House
06. Foxy Lady
07. Little Wing
08. Spanish Castle Magic
09. Sunshine Of Your Love
10. Star Spangled Banner
11. Purple Haze
12. Interview 2


Format MP3
Band Name jimi
Date 11021968
Venue Auditorium
City, State Minneapolis, MN
Set 1: Interview*, Fire, Are You Experienced?, VooDoo Child (Slight Return), Red House, Foxy Lady, Little Wing, Spanish Castle Magic, Sunshine Of Your Love, Star Spangled Banner, Purple Haze, Interview*
Posted By myoho
Comments The Experience: Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, and Noel Redding. *=interview before and after show with Jimi Hendrix by Tony Glover.



Minneapolis Auditorium, November 2nd, 1968.

Taken from

St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Monday, November 4th, 1968. Page 15.

Raucous Anthem Ends "Experience"
by Robert Protzman, Staff Writer.

A raucous rendition of the Star Spangled Banner in this year of the rejuvenation
of the anthem brought to a crashing close an electronically charged Jimi endrix
Experience concert in the Minneapolis Auditorium Saturday night. What an experience
it was listening to and watching Jimi Hendrix!

His biggest hangup is that he creates so much excitement that he must compete for
attention with the audience and all the security measures to protect him from the
audience. There were more than 80 ushers, about 20 police officers, 10 of Hendrix's
own security men, some Hennepin County deputy marshals, and according to a crack
from Hendrix, some narcotics agents, "enjoying" the Experience. And some of the
loudest sounds in a night of mighty amplification were the sighs of relief heard from
the officers when the concert ended and the estimated 7,500 persons in the audience
did not charge the stage.

From the moment he appeared onstage with drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist
Noel Redding, the 22 year-old Seattle-born Hendrix had the audience with him.
Mostly youngsters, the audience surged to the stage-front as soon as Hendrix appeared,
and this move chased us backstage from where we watched and listened to the one
hour performance. Fire marshals tried to get the audience back to their seats ... so did
a local radio station disc jockey, who sounded as if he would cry if the concert could
not continue. "We'll never be able to get great talent like this back in the Twin Cities
if we don't sit down. Please sit down," he pleaded. No one budged. Hendrix made a
half-hearted appeal. No one moved. Guess who won the struggle?

So with kids - thousands of them - jammed against the stage, Hendrix and cohorts
rocked into their program (after some delays because of trouble with amplifiers, a
source of difficulty for nearly all acid rock groups): "Are You Experienced?" "Foxy
Lady," a gas of a slow blues called "Red House," and many other Hendrix hits. Then
came the star spangled spectacular. As if to rub it into those who have made an issue
of the singing of the anthem by Aretha Franklin and Jose Feliciano in recent months,
the Hendrix Experience charged wildly into the song.

Drummer Mitchell, a 24 year-old Londoner, went off on his own on a smashing solo;
23 year-old bassist Redding (also from England) set the pulsating pace; and Hendrix
hurled himself into an atonal, quavering improvisation - barely touching upon the
melody of the anthem. This version made those of Aretha and Jose sound like a
Sunday school class sing-a-long.

Hendrix, often an exciting guitarist and a good blues vocalist, ended things with his
biggie, "Purple Haze," and the throng of kids - their appetites apparently satisfied -
stood silently, seemingly stunned for awhile, before trudging slowly from the

My thanks to Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D. who kindly provided this review.

2 (Sat), Minneapolis Auditorium, Minneapolis, USA.

1) Fire
2) Are You Experienced
3) Voodoo Child
4) Red House
5) Foxy Lady
6) Little Wing
7) Spanish Castle Magic
8) Sunshine Of Your Love
9) Star Spangled Banner
10) Purple Haze

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