Jimi Hendrix‘s Both Sides of the Sky, enter top 10 at #8 with 37,000 equivalent album units earned in its first week of release.
The disc marks the third in a trilogy of albums that the record label has called the “best and most significant unissued studio recordings remaining” in Hendrix’s archives.
the Album debuted at Number Eight on the Billboard 200, as well as well as Number Three on both the magazine’s Top Current Albums and the Top Rock Albums charts. In addition to that, Both Sides Of The Sky has also hit the Top 10 in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and Austria.
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The 13-track LP consists of songs recorded between 1968 to 1970, including 10 previously unheard recordings like a 1969 cover of Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock.”
Will features guest collaborations with Stephen Stills, Lonnie Youngblood, Jonny Winter, and Billy Cox and Buddy Miles from Hendrix’s Band of Gypsys lineup.
It is the third and final installment in a trilogy series of unissued archival recordings, following 2010’s Valleys of Neptune and 2013’s People, Hell and Angels.
Jimi Hendrix – Both Sides of the Sky Track List:
1. “Mannish Boy” (previously unreleased)
2. “Lover Man” (previously unreleased)
3. “Hear My Train A Comin’” (previously unreleased)
4. “Stepping Stone” (previously unreleased)
5. “$20 Fine” (previously unreleased, featuring Stephen Stills)
6. “Power Of Soul” (previously unavailable extended version)
7. “Jungle” (previously unreleased)
8. “Things I Used to Do” (featuring Johnny Winter)
9. “Georgia Blues” (featuring Lonnie Youngblood)
10. “Sweet Angel” (previously unreleased)
11. “Woodstock” (previously unreleased, featuring Stephen Stills)
12. “Send My Love To Linda” (previously unreleased)
13. “Cherokee Mist” (previously unreleased)