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What is the 'Slight Return' In Voodoo Child referring to?

On the album Electric Ladyland, there's a track called Voodoo Child, around 15 minutes long. There's a sort of reprise later, called Voodoo Child (Slight Return), which is far shorter, at around 5 ...
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Did Jimi Hendrix's reverted Stratocaster influence his sound?

I'll try to explain, however I'm no guitar maker or acoustic engineer so it might be quite technically inaccurate... Let's begin: As you can see, there are 3 single-coil pickups on a Stratocaster. In ...
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Did Jimi Hendrix walk around stage during soundcheck to find feedback 'sweet spots'?

A classic example of this technique is Robert Fripp's guitar part on the David Bowie song "Heroes". "Fripp [stood] in the right place with his volume up at the right level and getting feedback. . ....
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Did Jimi Hendrix's reverted Stratocaster influence his sound?

There are many ways it would have affected his sound. A few points about the interaction of pickups and strings changes. The angle of the bridge pickup is backwards. This will cause his higher ...
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Did Hendrix and Clapton preform together?

They did not perform together. According to this interview, they played on 2 separate tracks. On your first solo album (1970) you pulled off a coup getting Clapton and Jim Hendrix to play on Go ...
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What musical effects is Jimi Hendrix using in "Machine Gun"?

Obviously, he was using guitar, but you are probably wondering what guitar effects he was using. The main effect for "Machine Gun" live was a pedal called a univibe. He also used a FuzzFace-style ...
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Jimi Hendrix Song Maybe Live or Jamming Session

Based on information at this website Covers by JH. Could the song be "Tax Free" by Carlson and Hansson ? "They licensed the track Tax Free to Jimi Hendrix". I couldn't find a ...
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