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Jimi Hendrix Electric Church (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Music | TV Movie 15 January 2017
Documentary about Jimi Hendrix historic July 4, 1970 performance in front of over 300,000 US fans.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimi Hendrix ... Himself (archive footage)
Bob Merlis Bob Merlis ... Himself - Publicist, Warner Bros. Records
Billy Cox ... Himself - Bassist, The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Susan Tedeschi ... Herself - Tedeschi Trucks Band
Paul McCartney ... Himself
Abe Jacob ... Himself - Jimi Hendrix's Sound Engineer
Larry Vaughn Larry Vaughn ... Himself - Jimi Hendrix's Concert Promoter
Eddie Kramer Eddie Kramer ... Himself - Recording Producer and Sound Engineer
Rich Robinson ... Himself - The Black Crowes
Derek Trucks ... Himself - Tedeschi Trucks Band
Glenn Phillips Glenn Phillips ... Himself - Hampton Grease Band
Anthony DeCurtis Anthony DeCurtis ... Himself - Journalist
Steve Rash ... Himself
Alex Cooley ... Himself - Music Festival Promoter
Kirk Hammett ... Himself - Metallica Member


Documentary about Jimi Hendrix historic July 4, 1970 performance in front of over 300,000 US fans.

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Release Date:

15 January 2017 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Jimi Hendrix Electric Church See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Did You Know?


The music credits list Francis Scott Key as the author of "The Star Spangled Banner," which Jimi Hendrix played at the end of this Georgia concert while fireworks went off in the distance. However, Key only wrote the lyrics, while Hendrix played only the melody, which was written by an Englishman, John Stafford Smith. See more »


Billy Cox, Himself: Jimi Hendrix made every night a magical moment.
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A good addition to music documentaries of the era
27 March 2019 | by TigerHeronSee all my reviews

Yes, a couple of the interviews could have been pruned. I'm sure a lot of viewers would probably want to skip to the second half of the movie that is just music. But the townspeople speaking about the event, and the archival footage, show imagery of the 60s era that many young people today probably know nothing about. It also shows the two sides of the South, both the racism of the government and the goodwill of ordinary people. The most amazing thing is that almost half a million people gathered with no law enforcement to speak of and no one got hurt. This would be unheard of today.

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