Hendrix's Best Song and Best Album

Discussion in 'Music genres, Bands and Artists' started by F. Fontaine, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. Hendrix fans... What in your opinion was the best song and album out of all of Hendrix's releases?

    Best song for me is Castles Made of Sand and the best album is Electric Ladyland.
     
  2. Electric Ladyland / 1983 (A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
     
  3. #3 ninja toker, Aug 11, 2011
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    Songs
    Purple haze
    Voodoo child
    Castles made of sand
    Manic depression
    Crosstown traffic
     
  4. All Along the Watchtower
    Little Wing
    Machine Gun
    Little One
    All God's Children
    Power to Love
    Voodoo Chile
    Red House
    Are You Experienced?
    Maniac Depression
    Castles Made of Sand

    Pretty much everything.....
     
  5. #5 ninja toker, Aug 11, 2011
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    Haha yea the dudes amazing I wish I could have seen him play.
     
  6. Don't we all.
     
  7. For Hendrix, you simply cannot narrow it down to one best song. But, for Experience, I'd have to say Electric Ladyland stands at my favorite for the Experience.
     
  8. Crosstown Traffic / Electric Ladyland

    I still have it as my ringtone and get compliments for it all the time.
     
  9. Yeah, because they're always so different.
     
  10. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m13wEw7Sl0]Band Of Gypsys - Band Of Gypsys - 2 - Machine Gun - YouTube[/ame]

    pick up my axe and fight like a farmer is a classic line
     
  11. Definitely. Hendrix had a very wide variety of music to offer. What he left in 3 years time is amazing.....if only he were alive.
     
  12. Album? i'd say electric ladyland

    Song? This version of Angel

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGLnR34XqQs]Angel (Jimi Hendrix) - YouTube[/ame]
     
  13. favorite album from start to finish is probably cry of love. seems pretty underrated.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpBs8xbG4Rg]Jimi Hendrix Straight Ahead - YouTube[/ame]

    as far as my favorite song goes, i'd have to say it's a tossup between angel and voodoo chile (not slight return)
     
  14. I dont know man, you just cant pick one song when it comes to Jimi. Power of Soul, Machine Gun, Love or Confusion, Purple Haze, Manic Depression, The Wind Cries Mary, Red House, Have You Ever Been, I mean this guy and his bands wrote so many amazing songs its just too difficult.

    As far as best album, well for me its Are You Experienced. It has the most amount of songs on a Jimi album that I like. Axis and Electric Ladyland are very good but they both have tunes I skip over, but I usually play Are You Experienced from start to finish.
     
  15. I can't believe no ones named Stone Free, or If 6 was 9
    Two of my favorite tracks
     
  16. Electric Ladyland, followed by Are You Experienced.

    As for songs, damn it's hard to choose.
    There's; All along the watchtower
    Purple haze (a great MJ strain too)
    Voodoo Chile
    Machine gun
    Crosstown traffic
    Are you experienced
    Little wing
    Wind cries Mary
     
  17. I forgot manic depression too
     
  18. Everything he made is legendary
     
  19. my fav song is let the good times roll off electric ladyland which is my favorite seems to be the consensus with alot of people here
     
  20. My favorite is jimis blues CD although as I said before everything is amazing.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aODLdu8Zkq8]Jimi Hendrix - catfish blues - YouTube[/ame]
     
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