Jimi Hendrix, in a rare appearance with a twelve string guitar… and what a superb blues performance. Hendrix plays one of his standards, Hear My Train a Comin’ for a film crew, and in an acoustic finger-picking country blues style. And what a treat.
This clip really showcases Jimi’s blues playing in it’s simplest form. And the perfect blues vocal, full of soul. It is certainly unusual to see Jimi playing a twelve string, and equally unusual to see him with an acoustic guitar rather than a Fender Stratocaster and a wall of Marshall valve amps. This track is available on the 1999 compilation Blues.