Jimi Plays Berkeley (soundtrack)
|Musique Originale du Film Jimi Plays Berkeley|
|Soundtrack album by Jimi Hendrix|
|Jimi Hendrix chronology|
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)
- "Purple Haze"
- "Star Spangled Banner" (Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith)
- "Little Wing"
- "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
- "Machine Gun"
- "I Don't Live Today"
- "Lover Man"
- "Johnny B. Goode" recorded at Berkeley Community Theatre in Berkeley, California on May 30, 1970 (first show); included on Hendrix in the West
- "Purple Haze" recorded at De Lane Lea Studios in London on January 11, 1967 and Olympic Studios in London on February 3 and 7, 1967; included on Are You Experienced
- "The Star Spangled Banner" recorded at Woodstock Festival in Bethel, New York on August 18, 1969; included on Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More.
- "Little Wing" recorded at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 24, 1969; included on Hendrix in the West
- "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" recorded at Royal Albert Hall February 24, 1969; included on Hendrix in the West
- "Machine Gun" recorded at the Fillmore East in New York City on January 1, 1970; included on Band of Gypsys
- "I Don't Live Today" recorded at De Lane Lea Studios in February 1967; included on Are You Experienced
- "Lover Man" recorded at Berkeley May 30, 1970 (second show); included on Live at Berkeley
- Jimi Hendrix — guitars, lead vocals
- Mitch Mitchell — drums
- Billy Cox — bass on tracks 1, 3, 6 and 8, backing vocals on track 6
- Noel Redding — bass on tracks 2, 4, 5 and 7, backing vocals on track 2
- Buddy Miles — drums on track 6, backing vocals on track 6