Talk:Buddy Miles

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Comments[edit] 23:46, 14 August 2007 (UTC) Corrected Eric Gales to be Eric Gale

This has been burgled from

and yahoo took it from:

I removed the offending info, and created a new stub. Econrad 16:32, 21 January 2006 (UTC)

Why is there no mention of his significant time in jail? 23:33, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

Solo material[edit]

The article doesn't really mention the solo albums he made between Electric Flag and Band of Gypsies. Somebody gave me a copy of them--Pretty good, too.

I heard that his first album 'Expressway To Your Skull' was produced by Hendrix. Can anyone confirm that?

This page needs factchecking "Miles continued to work with Hendrix during the mid and late 1970s after his "Jimi Hendrix Experience" had failed to reform to record." But Hendrix died in 1970, see your Wikipedia entry on Hendrix!

The lede: an obituary?[edit]

As it reads as of this posting, the lede reads like an obituary instead of the beginning of an encyclopedia article, which should never start with an Associated Press announcement of the subject's death. (talk) 01:21, 28 February 2008 (UTC)

Some flaws in article[edit]

I believe this paragraph misrepresents the situation somewhat:

"Soon after the release of the groundbreaking Electric Ladyland album, Noel Redding (original Experience bass player) and Mitch Mitchell (the Experience drummer) had both parted company with Hendrix, not least because of constant wrangling between Hendrix's manager (Michael Jeffery) and his producer ( Alan Douglas), both vying for control of his career. Everyone wanted a piece of Hendrix's success."

Electric Ladyland was released in October 1968. Noel Redding left in June 1969 and Mitch Mitchell was still playing with Hendrix at the end of September 1969. Thiophene222 (talk) 21:45, 3 March 2008 (UTC)


what about buddys graet work with prince?i ain't got the details,but i've seen him play with that little fella,and itwas amaising!!!!!! why is this collaboration not mentioned??? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:44, 13 April 2008 (UTC)

John Belushi Memorial Blues Band[edit]

Around 1986/7, after the Club Fed sessions, Miles began working with a local Marin R&B cover band called the John Belushi Memorial Blues Band. They played often at Uncle Charlie's. Any more info on this time period?

This doesn't make sense[edit]

"According to his website he died of congestive heart disease, although his publicist Duane Lee told the New York Times that Miles had been suffering recently from congestive heart failure." He died from CHF, but his publicist said he had CHF. Huh? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:16, 31 December 2010 (UTC)

Friendship and Collaboration with Hendrix section needs some heavy editing[edit]

This section seems mostly irrelevant to a page about Buddy Miles; it goes into extensive detail about Hendrix and Hendrix's state of mind, but it doesn't provide very much information regarding Buddy Miles. I really only edit for punctuation, grammar, spelling, and readability, and I don't have enough knowledge about Miles to feel comfortable changing it. Maybe someone with more knowledge of Miles's and Hendrix's friendship and collaboration could clean it up? Seems like it could be abbreviated to some extent. skatoulaki (talk) 02:53, 27 June 2014 (UTC)

I agree. I've spent a fair bit of time copy editing the first several sections. I moved all of the Hendrix-related material into this section to get it out of the way of Miles's general biographical information. But the remaining section, as you noted, is a mess. I've been trying to locate sources, so I can accurately decide what to eliminate (most of the Hendrix-only bio info for sure) and what might be relevant to establishing Miles's legitimate relationship to Henrix. Unfortunately, reliable sources are scarce. Still, I will try to get more of this fixed over the next couple of weeks. Writeswift (talk) 16:00, 30 June 2014 (UTC)