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    Subject: Re: Disappointment
    Date: Jun 26, 2006
    Sender: Alfred MillikanPrevious | Next

    In my opinion, this video is superior to the Berkeley video but both concerts are amazing to me: someone who was born just a bit to late to get to see Jimi live. This footage is priceless! Any guitar player can gain insight to his technique because the closeups are wonderful on Wild Blue Angel. The solo in machine gun has been over looked and drips with passion. Watching Jimi overcome some issue on his Flying V is a classic example of his mastery--nothing could stop him from tearing that song up. The variety of camera angles make this a treasure chest of viewpoints to watch something this 40 year old never got to see live. ENJOY!

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    Re: Disappointment

    After watching this video I was quite suprised as to the improved techical ability Hendrix and the band perform at. Yes there appear to be a few sore points relating to stage problems but they tackle a higher caliber of songs than the standard Purple Haze that so many look at. Even
    Hendrix himself has admitted to this and with songs such as Dolly Dagger, Ezy Rider as well as Freedom done all performed in a quality close to studio level I enjoyed this video extremely.
    If you have any musical experience one can
    only recognize that the concert had problems
    related to poor stage setup rather than material
    played. This is far above many previous Hendrix
    based productions.






    Comment index:

  • Wild Blue Angel   from Andre Ellis, Nov 19, 2001
  • amazing   from Todd Katz, Aug 28, 2002
  • Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Alex Smith, Oct 30, 2002
  • Re: Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Rich, Nov 7, 2002
  • Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Nov 15, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Jesse Pearson, Dec 16, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Frank from India, Jun 9, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from The Axis, May 16, 2003
  • Re: Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Feb 14, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from arroyo, Jun 21, 2004
  • » Re: Disappointment «   from Alfred Millikan, Jun 26, 2006
  • [no subject]   from enage><br> E-mail, Sep 28, 2003
  • Great Guitar   from Glenn, Nov 2, 2006
  • Wild Blue Angel   from Andre Ellis, Nov 19, 2001
  • amazing   from Todd Katz, Aug 28, 2002
  • Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Alex Smith, Oct 30, 2002
  • Re: Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Rich, Nov 7, 2002
  • Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Nov 15, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Jesse Pearson, Dec 16, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Frank from India, Jun 9, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from The Axis, May 16, 2003
  • Re: Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Feb 14, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from arroyo, Jun 21, 2004
  • » Re: Disappointment «   from Alfred Millikan, Jun 26, 2006
  • [no subject]   from enage><br> E-mail, Sep 28, 2003
  • Great Guitar   from Glenn, Nov 2, 2006