Johnny B. Goode (album)

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Johnny B. Goode: An Original Video Soundtrack
Live album by Jimi Hendrix
Released June 1986
Recorded July 4, 1970 at the Atlanta Pop Festival, Middle Georgia Raceway, Byron, Georgia, USA
Genre Rock, psychedelic rock, acid rock
Label Capitol
Jimi Hendrix chronology
Jimi Plays Monterey
Johnny B. Goode
Band of Gypsys 2
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (A-)[2]

Johnny B. Goode is a posthumous live album by Jimi Hendrix released in June 1986. This release was the "mini LP" soundtrack to the VHS and laserdisc that were released at the same time. The album contains three songs from Hendrix's performance at the 1970 Atlanta International Pop Festival on July 4, 1970 and two songs from his performance at Berkeley Community Theatre on May 30, 1970. This release contains an edited version of Voodoo Child (Slight Return) from the Atlanta International Pop Festival.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Jimi Hendrix, except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (edit)"   4:30
2. "Johnny B. Goode" (Chuck Berry) 3:55
3. "All Along the Watchtower" (Bob Dylan) 3:57
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "The Star Spangled Banner" (Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith) 2:46
2. "Machine Gun"   11:00

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  1. ^ "Johnny B. Goode - Jimi Hendrix | AllMusic". 2011. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (2011). "Robert Christgau: CG: Artist 652". Retrieved 28 August 2011.