There are apparently 10 unreleased songs recorded by Jimi Hendrix between 1968 and 1970 and we haven’t heard of them yet until this coming March.
Hendrix’s estate, Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings, has announced that the 13-track album called Both Sides of the Sky will be posthumously released on March 9, 2018 and 10 of those 13 songs were recorded just months before his untimely death in 1970. He was only 27 years old.
It’s now known that the guitar legend was a vast posthumous discography starting with the 1971 release of Cry of Love, just months after he passed away. Both Sides of the Sky will be the third part of the trilogy of records from Hendrix’s music archive. The first album Valleys of Neptune was released in 2010 and was followed by People, Hell and Angels, released in 2013.
Majority of the upcoming album’s tracks were recorded by Hendrix’s trio group with Buddy Miles and Billy Cox, the Band of Gypsys. It also includes Hendrix’s previously unheard version of Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock”.
Eddie Kramer, Hendrix’s recording engineer throughout the guitar legend’s recording process says listening to old tapes would still cause the hairs on his skin to rise. Jimi Hendrix never failed to give an electrifying listening experience.