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    1969-02-16 Olympic Studios, London, England

    Sunday, February 16th, 1969

    Slow Version
    Room Full of Mirrors
    Shame, Shame, Shame
    Crying Blue Rain
    Tax Free
    Lover Man
    Sunshine Of Your Love


    Musicians/Engineers

    Jimi Hendrix
    Mitch Mitchell
    Noel Redding
    Rocky Dzidzornu
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    George Chkiantz


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    This massive session started with 33 takes of Slow Version. Then joined by percussionist Rocky Dzidzornu, the EXP performed Room Full of Mirrors, Shame, Shame, Shame, and Crying Blue Rain. A jam turned Tax Free followed and after this, Jimi focused on Lover Man. Jimi then finished up with 2 takes Sunshine Of Your Love.

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    Re: 1969-02-16 Olympic Studios, London, England

    http://crosstowntorrents.org/showthr...-1969-Sessions
    6. Crying Blue Rain - Olympic Studios, February 16
    7. Room Full Of Mirrors
    8. Shame Shame Shame
    9. Lover Man
    10. Sunshine Of Your Love

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    Re: 1969-02-16 Olympic Studios, London, England

    Sunday 16 February 1969
    Olympic Sound Studios, London. No gig
    JHE with KwasiRocky Dijon” Dzidzournu – congas*
    Producer Jimi Hendrix
    Engineer: George Chkiantz
    A tape of, according to Jimi’s note, ‘1 Room Full of Mirrors 2 Crying Blue Rain’ exists with the date 22/2/69 written on it by Jimi himself???

    Slow Version (Ezy Ryder) (1 take) unreleased
    JMcD: [Chkiantz presses Hendrix for a song title, Hendrix appears to ignore this, eventually saying “Slow Tune.”
    He then asks Hendrix to turn his amplifier down, but this is ignored.]
    Slow Version (Ezy Ryder) (33 takes) unreleased
    JMcD: [Experimenting with tempo. Takes 31 & 33 strongest]
    Room Full Of Mirrors* (1)/ Shame, Shame, Shame (1)/ Crying Blue Rain (1, 2)

    * This is a long jam with Kwazi ‘Rocky Dijon’ Dzidzournou – congas. Later cut into three separate tracks by Chas Chandler on ‘Out Of The Studio’ bootleg

    Jimi & Rocky – congas

    JMcD: “Run through of ideas.”:
    Message To Love, unreleased
    South Saturn Delta, unreleased
    Jams [unknown song titles]> unreleased
    JMcD: “Mitch joins them in progress.”

    Jimi, Mitch & Rocky – congas:
    >Tax Free (jam) unreleased
    JMcD: “Several strong moments.”

    JHE & Rocky – congas
    “Jam”, unreleased
    JMcD: “The tape captures Hendrix working out a specific bass pattern with Redding and establishing the tempo before starting [Lover Man]” unreleased
    Lover Man (aka Here He Comes) (take 1) unreleased
    JMcD: [Hendrix breaks a string, Mitch & Noel continue to the end, then Hendrix calls them into the control room to hear a playback.]
    Jimi: “…listen to what each other is playing and come back in and add some accents.”
    Lover Man (aka Here He Comes) (take 2) unreleased
    JMcD: “Comes apart almost immediately.
    Jimi: [to Mitchell] “Play it straight.”
    Lover Man (aka Here He Comes) (take 3) unreleased. JMcD: “Incomplete.”
    Lover Man (aka Here He Comes) (take 4) (3, 49)
    Sunshine Of Your Love (take 1) unreleased. JMcD: “Comes apart quickly.”
    Sunshine Of Your Love (take 2) (1, 46)
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