The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
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1968 Ratings: #1 / 66
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1968 Ratings: #1
October 25, 1968 / Release Date
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Reprise, Track, Barclay, Polydor / Label
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94
Jimi Hendrix's final studio project is also the gem of his discography. Through all 75 minutes of pure psychedelic rock, Jimi sings his most memorable and personal lyrics along with his smooth and funky guitar work. Out of the three records from The Experience, Electric Ladyland easily had the best drumming, and probably some of the best drumming of the 1960's.
The whole album is best listened to in one sitting. It's just one of those records that builds up and up, with the climax being ... read more
maximoose
96
blissful. the one word i would use to describe this absolute behemoth of psychedelic rock. jimi and his band absolutely blew my away with their final studio album. the man's career ended in the most perfect way possible. although most of these tracks are pretty much flawless, the absolute standout here is the fourth cut "voodoo chile", a fifteen minute odyssey of absolutely mind-boggling instrumentation that can easily go down as one of the best pieces of music ever conceived. magical ... read more
itsyahboinoah
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Arguably, one of the best jimi hendrix and last studio album before his passing. 1968 LP "Electric Ladyland" is without a doubt one of the most influential records of that time. As a black guy growing up, i was never into hip-hop or soul/funk to begin with and was always fascinated listening to rock side of music. At that time, jimi hendrix was one of my role models and taught myself that any people of colour can get recognition of their talent. Easily, one of the best electric ... read more
amw100
87
whats a classic rock
Benny
94
#75 Of Jamal's Top 100 Favorite Albums

This album is so heartwarming to me just because of the way Hendrix's voice can bring me so much joy and instantly make my day
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Track List

  1. ...And the Gods Made Love
  2. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)
  3. Crosstown Traffic
  4. Voodoo Chile
  5. Little Miss Strange
  6. Long Hot Summer Night
  7. Come On (Part 1)
  8. Gypsy Eyes
  9. Burning of the Midnight Lamp
  10. Rainy Day, Dream Away
  11. 1983... (A Merman I Should Turn to Be)
  12. Moon, Turn the Tides...gently gently away
  13. Still Raining, Still Dreaming
  14. House Burning Down
  15. All Along the Watchtower
  16. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
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