Electric Ladyland Albums... Jimi Hendrix... Karl J. Geisler


Electric Ladyland


THE studio masterpiece of the century.

  1. ...And the Gods Made Love
  2. Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland)
  3. Crosstown Traffic
  4. Voodoo Chile
  5. Little Miss Strange
  6. Long Hot Summer Night
  7. Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)
  8. Gypsy Eyes
  9. Burning of the Midnight Lamp
  10. Rainy Day, Dream Away
  11. 1983 ... (A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
  12. Moon, Turn the Tides ... gently, gently away
  13. Still Raining, Still Dreaming
  14. House Burning Down
  15. All Along the Watchtower
  16. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
This album was also recently remastered.

The following is from one of the two booklets that was included in Dylan's "Biograph" Box set from 1985. The booklet features Dylan's "notes on his legendary songs", as it says on the sticker on the album cover, and the whole thing goes like this:

ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER
"I liked Jimi Hendrix' record of this and ever since he died I've been doing it that way. Funny though, his way of doing it and my way of doing it weren't that dissimilar, I mean the meaning of the song doesn't change like when some artists do other artists' songs. Strange though how when I sing it I always feel like it's a tribute to him in some kind of way. He did a lot of my other songs too from that period ... Drifters Escape, Like A Rolling Stone, Crawl Out Your Window, some others I don't remember. He would have done Masters of War exactly the way I do it now. First time I saw him, he was playing with John Hammond. He was incredible then. I'd already been to England and beyond, and though he didn't sing, I kinda had a feeling that he figured into things. The last time I saw him was a couple of months before he died. He was in that band with Buddy Miles. It was an eerie scene. He was slouched down in the back of a limousine. I was riding by on a bicycle. I remember saying something about that song Wind Cried Mary, it was a long way from playing behind John Hammond. That was my favorite song of his - that and Dolly Dagger ... I don't know, it was strange, both of us were a little lost for words, he'd gone through like a fireball without knowing it, I'd done the same thing like being shot out of a cannon... I was thinking about him the other night - I really miss him alot, him and Lennon ... All Along The Watchtower, it probably came to me during a thunder and lightning storm, I'm sure it did."