Song Of The Day: The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Hey Joe”



On December 29th 1966, a trio would make their television debut and forever change the face of rock n roll when the Jimi Hendrix Experience performed “Hey Joe” on the BBC-TV program ‘Top Of The Pops’. In that year it peaked at No. 6 on the United Kingdom’s singles chart and had “Foxy Lady” as the B-side when released as a single in the US. As if you didn’t already know, the song is a cover credited to Billy Roberts. According to Keith Richards, in his autobiography Life, Keith introduced Jimi to this song.

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