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ZeyerGTR 01-16-2013 02:47 PM

Hard to pick one, but I have to go with an Epic:

1983... A Merman I Should Turn To Be


The Jimi Hendrix Experience - 1983 ... (A Merman I Should Turn To Be) [Pt. 1] - YouTube

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: 1983 (A Merman I Should Turn To Be) Part 2 - YouTube

IvanMC 11-12-2013 05:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rockafella Skank (Post 501)
All Along the Watchtower has to be mine. But I also really like Purple Haze. What's your favorite?

I was hugely let down when I found out (not early enough indeed) that this song hadn't been written by Hendrix, but by Bob D. His version is glorious, though.

Mr. Charlie 11-15-2013 11:19 PM

Very hard to choose just one. Too hard really. That said, I do prefer his blues/acoustic stuff, so I'm going:


RougeOF 12-07-2013 09:51 AM

Definitely would be Purple Haze, or Fire.

galt54 12-14-2013 11:57 PM

My favorite is Fire - a great hard-rocking, up-tempo tune. And I love Alice Cooper´s cover of Fire!

Other great Jimi Hendrix songs are Purple Haze, Voodoo Child (Slight Return), Still Raining Still Dreaming, Little Wing, All Along the Watchtower, Crosstown Traffic, May This Be Love and Little Miss Strange.

damn 02-01-2014 12:29 AM

I hear many here picking well-known classics like Purple Haze,Hey Joe,Little Wing(I think this song is overrated when it comes to Jimi's Best Songs though tbh),All Along the Watchtower,Voodoo Child etc....and those are great songs...but I'd like to mention some of the songs that aren't as popular which are favorites of mine


Here's a list of my favorites(it will most likely be long)

Drifting
Somewhere(New Restored Version from People,Hell & Angels...tho the butchered dubbed over version of the 70s ain't half bad either)
Rainy Day,Dream Away(best Rain song ever nuff said...most chilling song ever)
Lower Alcatraz
Nine to the Universe
Mr.Bad Luck
Gloria(cover song)
Valleys of Neptune
Third Stone from the Sun
Castles Made of Sand
My Friend
Crash Landing
Psycho
Burning of the Midnight Lamp
Peace in Mississippi
Trash Man

Wpnfire 02-01-2014 10:09 AM

Machine Gun is def my favorite.

Grogsy 02-01-2014 11:14 PM

Very hard to choose just one but Red House is pretty special.



Forward To Death 02-02-2014 03:49 AM

Too difficult to answer with just one, but I guess if I had to, it'd be "Third Stone From The Sun". I always thought it'd make for a good hip-hop sample.

Mondo Bungle 02-02-2014 01:08 PM

Either "If 6 Was 9" or "1983...(A Merman I Should Turn to Be)"


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