Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix (1967)

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the  single, Purple Haze by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. The record was released in 1967, on the Track record label and has been reworked into the silhouette of Jimi Hendrix.

Presented in a black wooden box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: Purple Haze
Media Artist/s: Jimi Hendrix Experience
Record Label: Track
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1960s
Genre: Rock / Psychedelic Rock

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Additional information about this, Jimi Hendrix vinyl art.

Jimi Hendrix – The Artist

James Marshall Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; 1942 – 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most influential musicians of all time. Hendrix was inspired musically by American rock and roll and electric blues. He favoured overdriven amplifiers with high volume and gain, and was instrumental in popularising the previously undesirable sounds caused by guitar amplifier feedback. He was also one of the first guitarists to make extensive use of tone-altering effects units, such as fuzz tone, Octavia, wah-wah, and Uni-Vibe in mainstream rock. He was the first artist to use stereophonic phasing effects in music recordings. Holly George-Warren of Rolling Stone commented: “Hendrix pioneered the use of the instrument as an electronic sound source. Players before him had experimented with feedback and distortion, but Hendrix turned those effects and others into a controlled, fluid vocabulary every bit as personal as the blues with which he began.

Purple Haze – The Song

Purple Haze is a song written by Jimi Hendrix and released as the second record single by the Jimi Hendrix Experience on March 17, 1967. As a record chart hit in several countries and the opening number on the Experience’s debut American album, it was many people’s first exposure to Hendrix’s psychedelic rock sound. The song features his inventive guitar playing, which uses the signature Hendrix chord and a mix of blues and Eastern modalities, shaped by novel sound processing techniques. Because of ambiguities in the lyrics, listeners often interpret the song as referring to a psychedelic experience, although Hendrix described it as a love song. Purple Haze” is one of Hendrix’s best-known songs and appears on many Hendrix compilation albums.

Jimi Hendrix – The Shape

Modelled into probably the most familiar  picture of Jimi Hendrix.

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Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm
Artist Formation

Solo Artist

Decade

60's

Gender

Male

Nationality

American

1 review for Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix (1967)

  1. Steven B. (verified owner)

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    Being a heavy Jimi Hendrix fan, I consider this as my masterpiece. Perfectly delivered.

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