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Jimi Hendrix - The Cry Of Love


Label:

Legacy

Genre:

Pop/Rock

Product No.:
ALEG 91781
UPC: 888430917811
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200 Gram Vinyl Record



200 Gram LP  
$24.98

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200-gram gatefold LP pressed at Quality Record Pressings!

Remastered by Bernie Grundman from the original analog masters

Reissued with original album art and track order

Originally released in 1971, and last issued on CD in 1992, The Cry Of Love was compiled and mixed by Hendrix's longtime engineer Eddie Kramer and Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell. The bulk of these tracks were recorded between December 1969 and the summer of 1970 at Electric Lady Studios in New York, and were intended to be a part of an ambitious double LP tentatively titled First Rays of the New Rising Sun.

Commercially, The Cry Of Love was a huge success, reaching No. 3 in the U.S. and No. 2 in the U.K. and spawned such favorites as "Angel," "Freedom," and "Ezy Ryder." While Mitch Mitchell and bassist Billy Cox comprised the rhythm section on the lion's share of the tracks, Buddy Miles played drums on "Ezy Ryder" and Noel Redding played bass on "My Friend" (recorded in 1968, before his departure from the Jimi Hendrix Experience). The Cry Of Love also includes the participation of notable guest muicians including Steve Winwood, Chris Wood and Buzzy Linhart, among others.

 



Side 1
Freedom
Drifting
Ezy Ryder
Night Bird Flying
My Friend

Side 2
Straight Ahead
Astro Man
Angel
In From the Storm
Belly Button Window

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 1 person(s) rated this product.

4.5

posted on 09/26/2014
5 Stars
Reviewer: audiofan
This disc, every track of which was previously made available on 'First Rays Of The New Rising Sun', is probably of interest only to those who either passed on that release, or, like me, grew up with this version, and want it on high-quality vinyl (not that the 'FROTNRS' pressing was inferior) with the original sequencing. This remaster does not appear to be different from 'FROTNRS', at least on my system. The overall sound is very good; however, the bass, which is quite deep & full on the beautiful track 'Drifting', seems to almost 'drop out' on others, at times making you feel as if you need engage the tone controls to boose the bass a bit. A direct A/B comparison with 'FROTNRS' reveals the same issue, so this is probably true to the master tape. All told, however, this does not detract too much from one's enjoyment of the disc. The artwork is beautifully reproduced, tho the cardboard itself seems a bit thinner than most. Another perfectly flat, quiet pressing from QRP.


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