Isle of Wight (album)

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Isle of Wight
Isle of wight-1971.jpg
Live album by Jimi Hendrix
Released November 1971 (1971-11)
Recorded 30 August 1970
Venue Isle of Wight Festival, England
Genre Rock
Length 34:01
Label Polydor
Producer Michael Jeffery
Jimi Hendrix British chronology
Experience
(1971)
Isle of Wight
(1971)
Rainbow Bridge
(1971)

Isle of Wight is a posthumous live album by Jimi Hendrix, released in November 1971 by Polydor in the UK only. It documents Hendrix's performance at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival on 30 August 1970, his last performance in England before his death in September. The album was engineered by Carlos Ohlms (a British-based engineer). The record company did not use a picture from the Isle of Wight concert. The cover photo is from a live concert on 4 September 1970 at Deutschlandhalle, Berlin. The album spent only two weeks in the UK Albums Chart, peaking at No.17.[1]

Isle of Wight contains just part of the concert, but this release has a unique mix compared to the 2002 release of the entire performance on the album Blue Wild Angel: Live at the Isle of Wight.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jimi Hendrix, except where noted.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Midnight Lightning" 7:21
2. "Foxy Lady" 8:40
3. "Lover Man" 3:18
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Freedom" 4:21
2. "All Along the Watchtower" (Bob Dylan) 4:27
3. "In from the Storm" 6:08

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK chart history – Jimi Hendrix Isle of Wight". www.chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 

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