Historic Performances Recorded on the Monterey Worldwide Pop Pageant is a stay album recorded on the Monterey Pop Pageant in June 1967. A break up artist launch, it paperwork performances by the Jimi Hendrix Expertise on facet one and Otis Redding on facet two.
Launch and charts
Reprise Data launched Historic Performances in the USA on August 26, 1970, lower than a month earlier than Hendrix died. It reached quantity 16 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and quantity 15 on the journal’s Prime R&B Albums chart. The Recording Business Affiliation of America licensed it as a “Gold” album, signifying gross sales over 500,000 copies. The album was not launched in the UK.
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In a recent overview of the album, Jeffrey Drucker of Rolling Stone journal stated “recollections are manufactured from units like this”, and “even if you happen to weren’t [there], you will discover some very satisfying music by two of our most gifted artists.”
In Christgau’s Report Information: Rock Albums of the Seventies (1981), music critic Robert Christgau referred to as the album “as evocative a distillation of the hippie second in all its hope and contradiction as you will ever hear.” He described Redding and Hendrix as “two radically completely different black artists showboating on the nativity of the brand new white rock viewers”, who had each “carried out extra subtly and extra brilliantly” elsewhere, and had been “equally audacious and equally great” on the pageant.
In a lukewarm overview, AllMusic’s Bruce Eder regarded Historic Performances as a major album when it was launched, but it surely has change into “purely of historic curiosity as an artifact of the time.”
|1.||“Like a Rolling Stone”||Bob Dylan||6:22|
|2.||“Rock Me Child”||B.B. King, Joe Josea||3:00|
|3.||“Can You See Me”||Jimi Hendrix||2:30|
|4.||“Wild Factor”||Chip Taylor||7:30|
|3.||“I’ve Been Loving You Too Lengthy”||Otis Redding, Jerry Butler||3:32|
|4.||“(I Cannot Get No) Satisfaction”||Mick Jagger, Keith Richards||3:21|
|5.||“Attempt a Little Tenderness”||Harry M. Woods, Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly||4:40|
- Jimi Hendrix – guitar, vocals
- Noel Redding – Bass guitar
- Mitch Mitchell – drums
- Otis Redding – vocals
- Booker T. Jones – keyboards, piano, organ
- Steve Cropper – guitar
- Donald “Duck” Dunn – bass guitar
- Al Jackson Jr. – drums
- Wayne Jackson – trumpet
- Andrew Love – tenor saxophone
- Producers: Lou Adler, John Phillips
- Engineers: Wally Heider, Eric Weinberg
- Pictures: Jim Marshall
- Cowl Structure: Ed Thrasher
- Progressive soul
- Psychedelic soul
- DeCurtis, Anthony; Henke, James; George-Warren, Holly (1992). The Rolling Stone Album Information (third ed.). Random Home. ISBN 0679737294.
- Larkin, Colin (2006). Encyclopedia of In style Music. Vol. 4 (4th ed.). Oxford College Press. ISBN 0195313739.
- Historic Performances Recorded on the Monterey Worldwide Pop Pageant at Discogs (checklist of releases)