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Jimi Hendrix Experience [video recording] : Electric Church : Atlanta Pop Festival, July 4, 1970 / Experience Hendrix ; Legacy ; directed by John McDermott ; produced by Janie Hendrix & John McDermott.

Hendrix, Jimi. (Performer). Mitchell, Mitch, 1946-2008 (Performer). Cox, Billy. (Performer). McDermott, John, 1963- (Film director, Film producer). Hendrix, Janie. (Film producer). Experience Hendrix L.L.C. (Firm) (Production company). Legacy Recordings. (Production company). Sony Music Entertainment, Inc. (Publisher).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6708 37684001089124 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Authorized Hendrix Family edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Sony Music Entertainment, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Wide screen.
Edition statement from container sticker.
Formatted Contents Note:
Fire -- Spanish castle magic -- Red house -- Room full of mirrors -- All along the watchtower -- Freedom -- Foxey lady -- Purple haze -- Hey Joe -- Voodoo child (Slight return) -- Stone free -- Star spangled banner -- Straight ahead.
Participant or Performer Note:
Footage of: Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded at Atlanta Pop Festival, Byron, Georgia 1970 July 4.
Summary, etc.:
"This special DVD presentation of Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church presents the legendary guitarist in full flight at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival before the largest US audience of his career. This critically acclaimed film combines color, 16mm multi-camera footage of Hendrix's unforgettable July 4, 1970 concert in its original performance sequence together with a new documentary that traces his journey to the festival amidst the dark shadow of civil rights unrest, the unrelenting toll of the Vietnam War and a burgeoning festival culture that drew together young people across the country who were inspired by the Woodstock festival. The film details Hendrix's integral role in drawing nearly 500,000 people to his Electric Church - a dusty, scorching hot pecan orchard in Byron, Georgia some 100 miles south of Atlanta. Together with Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist Billy Cox, Jimi skillfully blended favorites such as "Purple Haze," "All Along The Watchtower," and "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" with confident renditions of new songs such as "Freedom" and "Straight Ahead" that had not yet been released on album. As a colorful fireworks display stretched overhead across the night sky, Jimi performed the "Star Spangled Banner" to the wild delight of the massive audience. The performance footage of the Experience has been carefully restored from the original negative in high definition. The audio soundtrack includes stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes by Eddie Kramer directly from the original master tapes. This expanded DVD features three songs not seen in the television broadcast. This includes, "Red House," "Freedom" and a special presentation of "Room Full Of Mirrors" that features all of the existing performance footage combined with never before seen photographs of the Atlanta performance."--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 0; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Hendrix, Jimi.
Jimi Hendrix Experience (Musical group)
Rock musicians > United States > Biography.
Rock music > United States > 1961-1970.
Genre: Rock concert films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Biographical films.

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