Archive | Feb 10, 2017

Certain Songs #786: The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Are You Experienced?”

Album: Are You Experienced
Year: 1967

First off, let me answer the question. Yes, I have been experienced. Let me prove it to you.

:: Plays long backwards guitar solo ::

Picking up the gauntlet that The Beatles had just laid down with “Tomorrow Never Knows” and “Rain,” but amping the volume to 11, the title track to Are You Experienced formally invokes the drug trips Jimi’s asking about in the lyrics.