Music Review

Blues (1994)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Jimi Hendrix; Genres: Blues, Reissues

Anyone who's heard Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile" shouldn't be surprised that he could play the blues. This collection — aptly entitled Blues — of hard-to-find or newly discovered gems paints a more complete picture of Jimi as traditionalist. Loose and improvisational, he had an amazing range, from the acoustic version of "Hear My Train a Comin'" to a funky take on Muddy Waters' "Mannish Boy." A

Originally posted Jun 10, 1994 Published in issue #226 Jun 10, 1994 Order article reprints