Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Tracks Headed For 'Hawaii Five-O'
Seven songs from the upcoming Jimi Hendrix album will appear on Sunday night's (January 20th) episode of CBS' cop drama, Hawaii Five-0, according to Gibson.com. The tracks, which were among the tunes Hendrix left unfinished at the time of his 1970 death, are part of the new posthumous collection, People, Hell, & Angels, set for release on March 5th. The Hendrix songs featured in Sunday night's episode are: "Bleeding Heart," "Mojo Man," "Hey Gypsy Boy," "Inside Out," "Crash Landing," "Hear My Train A Comin'" and "Somewhere."
Hendrix's step-sister, Janie L. Hendrix, President/CEO of Experience Hendrix LLC, posted about the album on JimiHendrix.com, saying, "We're thrilled to be able to release People, Hell & Angels, during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of my brother's birth. The brilliance of the album serves to underscore what we've known all along: that there has never been and never will be a musical force equal to his and that we cherish and take inspiration of what he left us both now and for many generations to come. . . simply eternity."
Janie Hendrix told us that she's astonished at the amount of new Hendrix film and recordings are discovered each year. She's even gone on record saying that at this point, the archives have another 10 years worth of releases ready to go. We asked her if she's been amazed at not only the amount of footage and recordings that have lasted throughout the years -- but how many are in perfect condition: "Yeah, I have been. And it's like when we were working on Woodstock, and then after we discovered some black and white footage that, well, we didn't think existed -- a student had filmed it. Also, not too long ago we discovered the Miami Pop film footage and it was in pristine condition. And you find that tape has survived and we're able to put out more releases because of that."
Check your local listing for CBS' Hawaii Five-0. It normally airs at 10 p.m., but will be running in the in Post-AFC Championship slot this Sunday.