Seattle Office of Film + Music

January 29, 2010, 11:26 am
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Jimi Hendrix’s “Valleys of Neptune,” one of the guitar great’s final recordings before his death in 1970 and the lead single off a compilation of the same name out March 9th, is streaming now on Spinner. “In the aftermath of ‘Electric Ladyland,’ he made a series of recordings with the original Experience,” co-producer, author and Experience Hendrix catalog director John McDermott tells Spinner. “When they effectively stopped working as a three-man recording unit, he brought in [bassist] Billy Cox — this album captures that transition. We don’t want to over-dramatize it. This is that missing period of time.”

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