Concert 50th Anniversary Of The Album 'Are You Experienced'

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Join Kiss The Sky-The Definitive Jimi Hendrix Experience as they perform the entirety of the landmark debut album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience "Are you Experienced" as part of the Hard Rock's Classics Live Series. Released in the UK on May 12, 1967, Are You Experienced spent 33 weeks on the charts, peaking at number two.. The album was issued in the US on August 23 where it reached number five on the Billboard 200, remaining on the chart for 106 weeks, 27 of those in the Top 40. The album also spent 70 weeks on the US Billboard R&B chart, where it peaked at #10. The US version contained some of Hendrix's best known songs, including the Experience's first three singles, whichwere top ten hits in the UK: "Purple Haze", "Hey Joe", and "The Wind Cries Mary".

Music critics widely regard Are You Experienced as one of the greatest debut albums in the history of rock and roll. An immediate commercial success, within seven months of its release it had sold more than one million copies. Journalist Ritchie Unterberger described Are You Experienced as "one of the definitive albums of the psychedelic era." In the opinion of author Chris Smith, the release was "a landmark in a summer of landmark albums".Noe Goldwasser, the founding editor of Guitar World magazine, called it "a veritable textbook of what a musician can do with his instrument".
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