Cornerstones: 1967–1970

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Cornerstones 1967–1970
Jimi hendrix cornerstones 1967-1970.jpg
Greatest hits album by
Released1990
RecordedOctober 23, 1966 – August 1970
GenreRock
Length71:26
LabelPolydor
ProducerVarious
Jimi Hendrix chronology
Radio One
(1988)
Cornerstones 1967–1970
(1990)
Stages
(1991)
Singles from Cornerstones: 1967-1970
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Select1/5 medals[2]

Cornerstones 1967–1970 is a 1990 compilation album by American guitarist Jimi Hendrix. It features 18 of his greatest hits, including live renditions of "Fire" and "Stone Free" from the Atlanta International Pop Festival, Byron, Georgia, July 4, 1970. It was released on the Polydor label in the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe. The album entered the UK Albums Chart in November 1990 at No. 5, its highest position during a sixteen-week stay in the chart.[3] All songs were recorded between October 23, 1966 and August 1970. This was the only compact disc release at the time to have the studio version of "The Star Spangled Banner" (that appeared on the Rainbow Bridge LP).

Track listing[edit]

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

  1. "Hey Joe" (Billy Roberts)
  2. "Purple Haze"
  3. "The Wind Cries Mary"
  4. "Foxy Lady"
  5. "Crosstown Traffic"
  6. "All Along the Watchtower" (Bob Dylan)
  7. "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
  8. "Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)"
  9. "Star Spangled Banner" (John Stafford Smith, arr. Hendrix) (Studio version)
  10. "Stepping Stone"
  11. "Room Full of Mirrors"
  12. "Ezy Ryder"
  13. "Freedom"
  14. "Drifting"
  15. "In from the Storm"
  16. "Angel"
  17. "Fire" (Live at the Atlanta International Pop Festival, Byron, Georgia, July 4, 1970)
  18. "Stone Free" (Live at the Atlanta International Pop Festival, Byron, Georgia, July 4, 1970)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Perry, Neil (November 1990). "On Stony Ground". Select. p. 125.
  3. ^ "Official Charts Company – Jimi Hendrix Cornerstones: 1967–1970". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 5, 2011.