Radio One (album)

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Radio One
Live album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released November 1988 (1988-11) (United States)
February 1, 1989 (United Kingdom)
Recorded February–December 1967 at the BBC Broadcasting House and Playhouse Theatre, London
Genre Psychedelic rock, blues rock
Length 50:12
Label Rykodisc
The Jimi Hendrix Experience chronology
Live at Winterland
(1987)
Radio One
(1988)
Cornerstones: 1967–1970
(1990)
Singles from Radio One
  1. "Day Tripper"
    Released: 1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau A–[2]
Kerrang! (4.75/5)[3]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[4]

Radio One is a posthumous album by English-American psychedelic rock band The Jimi Hendrix Experience, released in the United States in November 1988 by Rykodisc. Later released in the United Kingdom on February 1, 1989, the album comprises tracks recorded live at a number of sessions for the BBC in 1967. The album reached No. 30 in the UK Albums Chart,[5] and No. 119 in the Billboard 200.[6] All tracks were later released on the compilation BBC Sessions in 1998.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stone Free"   Jimi Hendrix 3:23
2. "Radio One"   Hendrix 1:27
3. "Day Tripper" (The Beatles cover) Lennon–McCartney 3:18
4. "Killing Floor"   Chester Arthur Burnett 2:27
5. "Love or Confusion"   Hendrix 2:52
6. "Drivin' South"   Hendrix 4:49
7. "Catfish Blues"   Robert Petway 5:28
8. "Wait Until Tomorrow"   Hendrix 2:55
9. "Hear My Train a Comin'"   Hendrix 4:52
10. "Hound Dog" (Big Mama Thornton, Elvis Presley cover) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 2:44
11. "Fire"   Hendrix 2:39
12. "Hoochie Coochie Man"   Willie Dixon 5:30
13. "Purple Haze"   Hendrix 3:02
14. "Spanish Castle Magic"   Hendrix 3:06
15. "Hey Joe"   Billy Roberts 4:01
16. "Foxy Lady"   Hendrix 2:57
17. "Burning of the Midnight Lamp"   Hendrix 3:42
Total length:
50:12

Personnel[edit]

Recording details[edit]

  • Tracks 1, 5, 15 and 16 recorded at the BBC Broadcasting House in London, England on February 13, 1967
  • Tracks 2, 3, 8, 9 and 14 recorded at the BBC Playhouse Theatre in London, England on December 15, 1967
  • Tracks 4, 11 and 13 recorded at the BBC Broadcasting House on March 28, 1967
  • Tracks 6, 7, 10 and 17 recorded at the BBC Playhouse Theatre on October 6, 1967
  • Track 12 recorded at the BBC Playhouse Theatre on October 17, 1967

References[edit]

  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. Album review - Jimi Hendrix Radio One at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-27.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (April 25, 1989). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved June 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ Jeffries, Neil (14 Jan 1989). "Jimi Hendrix Experience 'Radio One'". Kerrang! 221. London, UK: Spotlight Publications Ltd. p. 24. 
  4. ^ Fricke, David. "Album review - Jimi Hendrix Radio One". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "UK chart history - Jimi Hendrix Radio One". www.chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  6. ^ Billboard album charts info - Jimi Hendrix Radio One at AllMusic. Retrieved 5 September 2011.