Live at the Oakland Coliseum

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Live at the Oakland Coliseum
Live album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released February 27, 1998
Recorded April 27, 1969 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California
Genre Rock, psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues rock
Length 84:28
Label Dagger
The Jimi Hendrix Experience chronology
South Saturn Delta
(1997)
Live at the Oakland Coliseum
(1998)
BBC Sessions
(1998)

Live at the Oakland Coliseum is a two-disc posthumous live album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, released on February 27, 1998 by Dagger Records. The album documents the band's performance at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California on April 27, 1969.

The concert[edit]

The band's performance at the Coliseum was not professionally recorded, only captured as monophonic sound by fan Ken Koga. The set list for the concert was one typical of the 1969 tour, featuring staples "Fire", "Purple Haze" and "Spanish Castle Magic". Highlights include the improvised "Hey Joe", strong blues numbers "Red House" and "Hear My Train A Comin'", the extended "Foxey Lady" and the finale of the night, an eighteen-minute jam on "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)", for which Jefferson Airplane bassist Jack Casady joined the band.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Jimi Hendrix, except where noted.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Introduction" – 0:42
  2. "Fire" – 4:19
  3. "Hey Joe" (Billy Roberts) – 4:26
  4. "Spanish Castle Magic" – 8:53
  5. "Hear My Train a Comin'" – 10:25
  6. "Sunshine of Your Love" (Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) – 6:45
  7. "Red House" – 13:12

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Foxey Lady" – 10:36
  2. "Star Spangled Banner" (Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith) – 2:58
  3. "Purple Haze" – 4:08
  4. "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" – 18:04

Personnel[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live at the Oakland Coliseum". Dagger Records. Retrieved 2008-07-11.