Historic Early Jimi Hendrix Recordings Acquired by Guitar Legend’s Estate and Sony’s Legacy Division
Written by WorkerBee on July 17, 2014
Image Courtesy of Dieter HoffmannExperience Hendrix LLC, the company that oversees the rights to Jimi Hendrix‘s music, and Sony’s Legacy Recordings have acquired the full rights to a collection of historic early recordings featuring the late guitar legend. The material includes 88 live and studio master recordings that Hendrix made from 1965 to 1967 with his pre-fame group, Curtis Knight & the Squires.
The agreement ends years of litigation between the Hendrix family and the recordings’ longtime owners, record producer Ed Chalpin and his company PPX Enterprises. Jimi was a sideman for Curtis Knight …read more