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Blues is a compilation album of blues -style songs recorded by American musician Jimi Hendrix. The album contains eleven songs recorded by Hendrix between andsix of which were previously unreleased.
Hendrix wrote seven of the pieces; others include Muddy WatersBooker T. Jonesand Elmore James. Most are demos, jams, and live recordings, Im A Man / Crying Blue Rain - Jimi Hendrix - Blues Session 3 Hendrix may or may not have completed for release. Upon its release, Blues was met with favorable reviews and chart successes, selling overcopies in its first two years of release.
The song, a Hendrix original, was from a long lost master tape of Hendrix alone playing a string acoustic right-hand guitar, strung for left hand and singing in a Delta blues manner. This December live studio performance was filmed for, and included in the film See My Music Talkingand later included in the documentary Jimi Hendrix and accompanying soundtrack LP. Hendrix often played an electric version in concert.
Jones and William Bell performed by Band of Gypsys. On this version Redding plays electric guitar tuned down to resemble a bass. This track is made up of two different takes of the song that were edited and joined together in order to come up with one consistent track. The band starts to jam during the second half of the long song and then a fade out follows.
It is an uptempo jam based on Duke Ellington 's "Dooji Wooji". In a review, Rolling Stone magazine was impressed by how Blues showcased Hendrix's ability to pay homage to his influences but also transcend them,  while NME said the compilation of lengthy blues jams was distinguished by his "definitive" style Im A Man / Crying Blue Rain - Jimi Hendrix - Blues Session 3 electric blues and the digital remastering quality.
Writing for AllMusicRichie Unterberger said the songs showed "the master guitarist stretching the boundaries of electric blues in both live and studio settings. Though it's reductionist to define Hendrix as a bluesman just because he was black, he melded Chicago blues and country blues and interplanetary blues and En San Antonio, Texas - General Lee - En San Antonio, Texas blues like a supernatural.
His sound was even thicker than mentor Albert King 's, yet it could get as fanciful as prime Skip James. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jimi Hendrix. This section relies largely or entirely on a single source. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources.
Retrieved August 9, Blues CD booklet. Backbeat Books. Jimi Hendrix: The Studio Log. Cheshire, England: Jimpress. Retrieved July 1, New York City. Entertainment Weekly. July 1, In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian eds. The Village Voice. New York. Rolling Stone. May 19, Retrieved July 23, Official Charts.
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