Musique Originale du Film Jimi Plays Berkeley (literally translated to Original Music of the Film Jimi Plays Berkeley) is a 1975 French album of mostly live recordings by Jimi Hendrix. Although promoted as a soundtrack album, it only features two songs from the 1971 film Jimi Plays Berkeley. The rest of the songs were previously released on live albums from different concerts plus two from Are You Experienced. All songs were written by Jimi Hendrix, except where noted. Johnny B. Goode" (Chuck Berry).
The Jimi Plays Berkeley film, documenting his performances at the Berkeley Community Theatre on May 30, 1970, was about as haphazardly organized as most of the projects from the final year or two of his life were. It endured a post-directorial cut from Hendrix manager Mike Jeffery and, even with the insertion of some footage of period Berkeley rioting and protest, still clocked in at less than an hour.
Directed by Peter Pilafian. With Jimi Hendrix, Billy Cox, Mitch Mitchell. A record of singer Jimi Hendrix' concert in Berkeley, California, in 1970. The Berkeley concert was in May, I believe. Four months later I walked into the office and someone said, "Hey, did you hear? Jimi Hendrix died.
Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter whose career spanned from 1962 to 1970. His discography includes the recordings released during his lifetime. Prior to his rise to fame, he recorded 24 singles as a backing guitarist with American R&B artists, such as the Isley Brothers and Little Richard. Beginning in late 1966, he recorded three best-selling studio albums and 13 singles with the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Now digitally remastered, Jimi Plays Berkeley finally emerges for the first time on DVD with newly minted stereo and . surround sound, mixed by original Hendrix producer/engineer Eddie Kramer. As an added audio-only bonus, the DVD features the entire second set from that evening mixed in . surround sound. Jimi Plays Berkeley includes footage of: Jimi In Limousine Afternoon Rehearsals Johnny B. Goode Hear My Train A Comin’ Star Spangeled Banner Purple Haze Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) Lover Man I Don’t Live Today Machine Gun Voodoo Child (Slight Return). AUDIO ONLY – BONUS TRACK . /5.
The film documented the political unrest and student uprisings in Berkeley juxtaposed against such legendary Hendrix live performances as "Johnny B. Goode," "Star Spangled Banner," "I Don't Live Today" and "Purple Haze.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience song). James Taylor Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA - May 29, 1970 May 29 1970. The Pentangle Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA - May 29, 1970 May 29 1970. Jimi Hendrix Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA - May 30, 1970 May 30 1970. Tower of Power Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA - May 30, 1970 May 30 1970. Last updated: 28 Jun 2019, 21:47 Etc/UTC. Jimi Hendrix Gig Timeline.
|1||Johnny Be Goode|
|2||Hear My Train A Comin'|
|3||Star Spangled Banner|
|5||I Don't Live Today|
|6||Hey Baby (New Rising Sun)|
|ID5360VE||Jimi Hendrix||Jimi Plays Berkeley (Laserdisc, 12", S/Sided, NTSC)||Vestron Music Video||ID5360VE||US||1988|
|38223-3||Jimi Hendrix||Jimi Plays Berkeley May 1970 (VHS)||Warner Reprise Video||38223-3||US||1990|
|AA1500||Jimi Hendrix||Jimi Plays Berkeley (DVD-V)||Universal||AA1500||Brazil||2003|
|791 050||Jimi Hendrix||Jimi Plays Berkeley (VHS, SECAM)||BMG Video||791 050||France||1991|
|88691992559||Jimi Hendrix||Jimi Plays Berkeley (DVD-V, Dlx, RM, S/Edition, NTSC)||Experience Hendrix||88691992559||2012|