July 09, 2011

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold as Love (Reprise, 1967)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold as Love
Lithe, oversexed J.H. expired? I blame Nixon's CIA!

Axis Bold As Love CD/DVD

  1. This anagram clearly refers to Larry Buchanan's groundbreaking film Beyond the Doors (aka Down On Us), in which the Nixon Administration directs covert agents to "neutralize the three Pied Pipers of rock and roll." Here's the promotional text from the video release: "Jimi Hendrix: The king of rock. A pleasure seeking superstar who blasted his way into college campuses with his music, drugs and erotica. Dead at 27. Janis Joplin: A free spirited symbol of the sixties who was a hard drinking, hard lovin' texas mama who gloried in tearing at her throat as she sang. Dead at 27. Jim Morrison: Founder of The Doors. His performances turned into orgies and his beautiful poetry became dark, eerie rock, protesting against the ravaging of the earth. Dead at 27. Their music got them killed! Why? How? Where? They were too powerful - they had to be silenced!"

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