Jimi Hendrix’s Hear My Train a Comin’ in Stores
Jimi Hendrix fans—don’t forget that the new Hendrix documentary, Hear My Train a Comin’, is in stores this week. The two-hour show tells the late of the late guitar great’s life, from his childhood to his time with Little Richard and the Isley Brothers to his death in 1970 at the young age of 27.
The film offers some rare glimpses into Hendrix’s life, including previously unreleased concert footage, home movies, rare photos and drawings and more. The documentary also features interviews with Hendrix, his band mates and family and friends, including some big names: Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell and bass player Noel Redding, Band of Gypsys members Billy Cox and Buddy Miles, Michelle Phillips and Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, among others.
Hear My Train a Comin’ is available on DVD and Blu-ray. A live album, called Jimi Hendrix Experience: Miami Pop Festival, is also out this week. The album offers a never-before-released performance by Hendrix and his band captured by longtime Hendrix engineer Eddie Kramer on May 18, 1968, in Hallandale, Fla. The audio release will arrive in both CD and limited-edition vinyl formats.