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Blues

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Blues

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Jimi Hendrix
Producers:
MCA
genre:
Blues, Reissues

We gave it an A

Anyone who’s heard Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Chile” shouldn’t be surprised that he could play the blues. This collection — aptly entitled Blues — of hard-to-find or newly discovered gems paints a more complete picture of Jimi as traditionalist. Loose and improvisational, he had an amazing range, from the acoustic version of “Hear My Train a Comin'” to a funky take on Muddy Waters’ “Mannish Boy.” A