The Making of “Purple Haze” | This Week in Music History

On January 11th, 1967, the Jimi Hendrix Experience stepped into De Lane Lea studios in London to begin recording the legendary track, “Purple Haze”. The song initially came to Hendrix in a dream, which led to ten pages of lyrics. Eventually, after lots of experimentation with riffs, the iconic song was born. Learn more about the creation & inspiration behind what Rolling Stone ranks as the #2 best guitar song ever with This Week in Music History.

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