The Essential Jimi Hendrix Volume Two

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The Essential Jimi Hendrix (Vol. 2)
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Greatest hits album by Jimi Hendrix
Released July 1979
Genre Rock
Label Warner Bros. Reprise Records
Jimi Hendrix chronology
The Essential Jimi Hendrix
The Essential Jimi Hendrix Volume Two
Nine to the Universe
Singles from The Essential Jimi Hendrix Volume Two
  1. "Gloria"
    Released: 1979
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The Essential Jimi Hendrix Volume Two, released a year after Volume 1 in 1979, is a continuation of the greatest hits by Jimi Hendrix. When released on CD, both volumes were released together as a double-CD package.

The LP also contained a 7" 3313 RPM one-sided EP of The Jimi Hendrix Experience performing the song "Gloria".

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Jimi Hendrix except where noted.

Side One[edit]

  1. "Hey Joe" (Billy Roberts) - 3:25
  2. "Fire" - 2:41
  3. "Foxy Lady" - 3:15
  4. "The Wind Cries Mary" – 3:15
  5. "I Don't Live Today" – 3:49
  6. "Crosstown Traffic" – 2:17

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Wild Thing" (Chip Taylor) – 6:44 (live)
  2. "Machine Gun" – 12:09 (live)
  3. "The Star Spangled Banner" (Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith, arr. Hendrix) – 3:45 (live)

Also included with the album was a 7" 33 1/3 RPM one-sided Single of "Gloria".

  1. "Gloria" (Them) – 8:47


Recording details[edit]

  • Gloria recorded at TTG Studios, Hollywood, CA, October 29, 1968.