Monday, January 31, 2011

Rainy day ... Dream away (JH)

Hey man, take a look out the window 'n' see what's happ'nin'
Hey man, it's rainin'
It's rainin' outside man
Aw, don't worry 'bout that
Everything's gonna be everything
We'll get into somethin' real nice you know
Sit back and groove on a rainy day
Yeah I see what you mean brother, lay back and groove.

Rainy day, dream away
Ah let the sun take a holiday
Flowers bathe an' ah see the children play
Lay back and groove on a rainy day.

Well I can see a bunch of wet creatures, look at them on the run
The carnival traffic noise it sings the tune splashing up 'n'
Even the ducks can groove rain bathin' in the park side pool
And I'm leanin' out my window sill diggin' ev'rything
And ah and you too.

Rainy day, rain all day
Ain't no use in gettin' uptight
Just let it groove its own way
Let it drain your worries away yeah
Lay back and groove on a rainy day hey
Lay back and dream on a rainy day.

Monday, January 24, 2011

The song:

1966 in Jimi Hendrix Life
02-14-66: Cheetah Club, New York : Money, Walkin' the Dog, Hard Night, Let's Go, Let's Go, Bo Diddley, Twist and Shout, Hang on Sloopy
09-24-66: Jimi is in London
09-29-66: Birdland , London, Jimi meets Noel Redding at auditions
10-01-66: Polytechnic of Central London, Jimi jams with Cream
10-02-66: Grand Gala Du Disque - Amsterdam, Holland, Mitch Mitchell plays his last gig with George Fame and The Blue Flames
10-05-66: Jimi, Mitch, and Noel play together for the first time in London. Have Mercy, Green Onions, Everybody Needs Somebody
10-13-66: Evreux, France, (opened for Johnny Halliday, played for fifteen minutes) Have Mercy, Midnight Hour, Land of a Thousands Dances, Respect
10-16-66: Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxemborg
10-18-66: Paris,
L'Olympia, Midnight Hour, Land of a Thousand Dances, Respect, Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
10-23-66: Kingway Studios, London, Recorded "Hey Joe" 1st single
10-25-66: Scotch of St. James, London, (private showcase for J.H.E.)
11-02-66: Kingsway Studios, London, Recorded "Stone Free"
11-08-66: Big Apple Club, Munich, West Germany
11-09-66: Big Apple Club, Munich, West Germany, Jimi smashes guitar up for the first time
11-10-66: Big Apple Club, Munich, West Germany
11-11-66: Big Apple Club, Munich, West Germany
11-18-66: Kingsway Studios, London, Recorded for Are You Experienced.
11-25-66: Bag O'Nails, Soho, London, (Press reception & concert - Jimi's 1st UK interview by Peter Jones for Record Mirror)
11-26-66: Ricky Tick, Hounslow, U.K., Supporting: The New Animals
11-30-66: Blaises, London, Jimi attends the Young Rascals concert
12-10-66: Ram Jam Club, Brixton, London, Supporting: John Mayall's Bluesbreakers)
12-11-66: Jimi meets Little Richard at his hotel
12-13-66: CBS Recording Studios - Third Stone from the Sun, Foxy Lady, Red House and First television appearance
12-13-66: 1st T.V. program Ready Steady Go! Hey Joe
12-16-66: "Hey Joe" was released
12-21-66: Blaises Club, Queensgate, London, Rock Me Baby, Third Stone from the Sun, Like a Rolling Stone, Hey Joe, Wild Thing. (Pete Townshend and Jeff Beck attended show)
12-22-66: Southhampton, U.K.
12-23-66: Ricky Tick Club, Hounslow, U.K.
12-26-66: Upper Cut Club, East End, London, Jimmy took a little purple mini pill that night and proceeded to write a long poem called Purple Haze
12-29-66: Tops of the Pops BBC-TV show, London
12-31-66: Hillside Social Club, Folkestone, U.K., Margaret Redding's house, Folkestone, Kent. Jimi attends a New Year's Eve Party,where he performs the First Footing