Hey Joe

Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix

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Difficulty: Easy – Intermediate

Genre: Blues/Rock

For Electric but can be performed on an Acoustic guitar

One night at one of Jimi’s shows Chas Chandler, a former bass player with the Animals, checked out the show ands was amazed. By the end of the show Chandler had invited Hendrix to London.

On September 24, 1966 Hendrix arrived in London. Less than two weeks later on October 6, 1966 the Jimi Hendrix Experience was formed with Mitch Mitchell on drums and Noel Redding playing bass. They quickly recorded Hey Joe and released it at the end of 1966. After five years of hard work Jimi’s breakthrough had arrived.Read More »Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix