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Are You Experienced? : The Inside Story of the Jimi Hendrix Experience
by Noel Redding, Carol Appleby (Contributor)
The Jimi Hendrix Experience had one of the most dazzling and sensational careers of any band. Their roller-coaster ride through a schedule of sell-out tours and frantic recording sessions left them crazed with sex, drugs, stardom, and exhaustion; but at the same time they produced some of the most explosive, inventive, and inspired music ever heard. Now, for the first time, Experience bassist Noel Redding tells the whole story. He lucidly and wittily describes the making of the band's startlingly innovative music; how their phenomenal stage act, featuring Hendrix playing with his teeth and setting his guitar on fire, engendered a state of mass hysteria in the audience; and the scarring aftermath of legal hassles and corporate duplicity. Frank, funny, rich in anecdotes, and full of insights into Hendrix, his genius, and the way it has been exploited, Are You Experienced? is a no-holds-barred account of an unforgettable band and a musical legend.
Paperback: 260 pages 
Publisher: Da Capo Press; First Edition edition (March 22, 1996) 
Language: English 
ISBN-10: 0306806819
 
Black Gold: The Lost Archives of Jimi Hendrix
by Steven Roby, Noel Redding
Black Gold: The Lost Archives of Jimi Hendrix is the first comprehensive biography to authenticate the lost sessions, previously unknown recorded collaborations, and rare film/video documents of one of the most innovative and influential rock guitarists in music history. Hendrix's life is celebrated through exclusive interviews with people who knew him well, including his father, Al Hendrix, musicians Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin, his lover and close companion Kathy Etchingham, and many others. Author Steven Roby sifts through a wealth of unreleased and commercially unavailable studio, live, and home recordings to chronicle every stage of Jimi Hendrix's legendary career. In each instance, he tells the reader whether the event was documented and if it is available. In several tragic instances, the recordings are lost forever. Black Gold is the first book to offer a comprehensive analysis of Hendrix's unfinished album, First Ray of the New Rising Sun. Three attempts have been made so far to "finish" it, and the author explains why none have succeeded. The book also explores Hendrix's journeys into jazz with Miles Davis, John McLaughlin, and Rahsaan Roland Kirk; his excursions into blues with B. B. King, Johnny Winter, and Buddy Guy; and his backing of early rap pioneers The Last Poets. Black Gold features a foreword by Noel Redding, Hendrix's bass player from 1966 to 1969, as well as 45 photos, including several rare and never-before-published shots. 
Paperback: 288 pages
Watson-Guptill Pubns; ISBN: 082307854X; (March )
 

Crosstown Traffic : Jimi Hendrix and the Post-War Rock'N'Roll Revolution
by Charles Shaar Murray 
Paperback: 264 pages
St. Martin's Press; ISBN: 0312063245; Rep edition (September 1991)

Electric Ladyland - Guitar Tablature
by Jimi Hendrix 
(Paperback - June 1989)

Jimi Hendrix : Starchild
by Curtis Knight
Paperback - 112 pages (December 1, 1992)
Inner Light Pubns; ISBN: 0938294318

Hendrix : Setting the Record Straight
by John McDermott
Paperback - 364 pages (September 1992)
Warner Books; ISBN: 0446394319

Jimi Hendrix, Voices From Home
by Mary Willix, et al
(Hardcover)

Jimi Hendrix: The Ultimate Experience
by Johnny Black
(Paperback)

Jimi Hendrix (A&E Biography)
by Rita J. Markel 
(Library Binding)

Jimi Hendrix : Sessions : The Complete Studio Recording Sessions 1963-1970
by John McDermott, et al
Paperback: 212 pages
Little Brown & Co (Pap); ISBN: 0316555460; reprint edition (December)

My Son Jimi
by Jas Obrecht (Editor), James A. Hendrix
(Hardcover)

Jimi Hendrix Electric Gypsy
by Harry Shapiro, et al
(Paperback)

Jimi Hendrix
by Tom Stockdale
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Library Binding: 48 pages 
Chelsea House Pub (Library); ISBN: 079104632X; (December )

The Final Days of Jimi Hendrix
by Tony Brown
(Paperback)
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Jimi Hendrix : The Spirit Lives on
by Nona Hatay
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Jimi Hendrix
by Roger St. Pierre
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Jimi Hendrix, der letzte Auftritt
by Jèurgen Rust
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Bold As Love
by Frank Moriarty
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Voodoo Child
by Martin I. Green
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