Monday, September 10, 2012

VIDEO: Preview Gary Moore’s tribute to Jimi Hendrix

“Blues For Jimi,” a new live package featuring Gary Moore performing Jimi Hendrix material, will be available on CD, DVD and Blu-ray on September 25.

Filmed at the London Hippodrome on October 25, 2007, “Blues For Jimi” captures a unique concert featuring Moore playing classic Hendrix tracks, including “Purple Haze,” “Foxy Lady,” “The Wind Cries Mary,” “Hey Joe,” “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” and many more.

The concert was part of the launch for the Jimi Hendrix “Live At Monterey” program.

At the end of the night, Gary was joined by Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox of the Jimi Hendrix Experience for three tracks. The full line-up for this show was Gary Moore (guitar, vocals); Dave Bronze (bass); Darrin Mooney (drums) with Billy Cox (bass on tracks 9-11, and also vocals on the first two of those) and Mitch Mitchell (drums on tracks 9-11).

Both Gary Moore and Mitch Mitchell have passed since this concert took place, which makes the recording of this incredible night so special.

A preview clip of Moore performing Jimi’s blues classic, “Red House,” is now available.

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“Blues For Jimi”

Release date: September 25

01) Purple Haze
02) Manic Depression
03) Foxy Lady
04) The Wind Cries Mary
05) I Don’t Live Today
06) My Angel
07) Angel
08) Fire
09) Red House
10) Stone Free
11) Hey Joe
12) Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

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