Rolling Stone’s definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
83. The Jimi Hendrix Experience, ‘Axis: Bold as Love’
Jimi Hendrix’s first album remade rock & roll with guitar magic that no one had ever dreamed of; his second album had even more sorcery.
Jimi Hendrix's second album followed up his groundbreaking debut effort with a solid collection of great tunes and great interactive playing between himself, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell, and the recording studio itself. Wisely retaining manager Chas Chandler to produce the album and Eddie Kramer as engineer, Hendrix stretched further musically than the first album, but even more so as a songwriter…
Lead by renown instructional guitarist Andy Aledort; this insightful 3-plus hour instructional DVD walks you through every guitar part on the The Experience's timeless masterpiece, Axis: Bold As Love. Each of the album's 13 original tracks–including EXP, Up From The Skies, Spanish Castle Magic, Wait Until Tomorrow, Ain't No Telling, Little Wing, If 6 Was 9, You Got Me Floatin, Castles Made Of Sand, She's So Fine, One Rainy Wish, Little Miss Lover, and Bold As Love–is meticulously recorded and videtaped at Electric Lady Studios in New York, the facility that Jimi Hendrix owned and helped design!
This box set was released in Germany to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix. It contains the European versions of "Are You Experienced", "Axis: Bold As Love", "Electric Ladyland", "Band Of Gypsys", "Isle Of Wight", "The Cry Of Love", "In The West", "War Heroes", "Loose Ends", "Midnight Lightning", & "Crash Landing" plus a 12" single of "Gloria" b/w "Hey Joe". Part 2 of 11 includes "Axis: Bold As Love".
Drawing on one of the largest libraries of combat footage on earth, this program details how the Allies finally won the Pacific War. The stunning sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and the European colonies in Southeast Asia was the beginning of six months of unbroken conquests for the forces of Imperial Japan. But finally the Allied forces rallied, and they began the long fight to win back the Pacific. The Allies began their first strategic offensive against Japan with landings on the Solomon Islands and Admiral Halsey's Battle of the Bismarck Sea helped neutralize the Japanese Offensive.
"The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a 2003 special issue of American magazine Rolling Stone, and a related book published in 2005. The lists presented were compiled based on votes from selected rock musicians, critics, and industry figures, and predominantly feature British and American music from the 1960s and 1970s. From 2007 onwards, the magazine published similarly titled lists in other countries around the world.
They fought for the losing side in the greatest conflict in history. Allied propaganda painted them as killing machines, willing to fight to the death for the master race or their emperor. But what is the truth about the Axis' soldiers? FOOT SOLDIER: THE AXIS is a penetrating look at the men who fought for Hitler, Mussolini and Emperor Hirohito. Rare films show their training exercises and the brutal reality of some of history's bloodiest engagements. Get an up-close view of what it was like to fight for Rommel in Africa, to endure the bitter cold of the Eastern Front, and to battle American Marines at Okinawa and Iwo Jima through extensive documents and testimony from the men who were there. Like no other program available, FOOT SOLDIER: THE AXIS is a unique portrait of the men who fought and died for the enemy during World War II.
Recorded on November 7th 2012 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, this new ASIA live CD / DVD and Blu Ray captures once again the band, in the original line-up, in front of an ecstatic audience during one of the shows that ASIA performed in support of the "XXX" album and which was broadcasted by AXS TV in the USA…