Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Rock Revival Trivia: How Many Songs Do You Know Covered By Jimi Hendrix ?

Introducing a new regular segment, Rock Revival Trivia, for all the bits of info needlessly occupying neurons that are needed for other more important things

We all know Hendrix covered 'All Along the Watchtower', 'Wild Thing', even 'Sgt Peppers' but he did so many more, tracks that blew me away when I heard them, especially his version of Day Tripper

Here's the list; know any more ?

"Blue Suede Shoes" (Carl Perkins) on the "Loose Ends" album

"Born Under A Bad Sign," (Albert King) on the "Blues" album

"Day Tripper," (Beatles) album "on "Radio One."

"Drifters Escape," (Bob Dylan) on "Loose Ends."

"Gloria," (Van Morrison) on "The Essential Jimi Hendrix Volume Two."

"Mannish Boy," (Muddy Waters) on "Blues."

"Stairway to Heaven," (Led Zeppelin) on "Rocks Forever."

"Sunshine Of Your Love," (Cream)on "The Last Experience "

"Tomorrow Never Knows," (Beatles) on "Sunshine Of Your Love."

Image: MCA Records

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