New Jimi Hendrix releases haven't exactly been hard to come by since he passed away in 1970, but still, that doesn't mean we don't all jump for joy (literally in some cases) when word is given that a new release from the guitar-God is set to surface.
'Somewhere' is the latest song to emerge from the previously unreleased catalogue which every so often gives us a glimpse at what could have been had Jimi not passed four decades ago, with the tracking making it's way online. However, 'Somewhere' isn't the only 'new' release we can expect from Hendrix, as there will be a whole treasure trove of musical goodies unloaded to the listening public in the not-so-distant future.
12 songs that have yet to enter the public conscious will be unleashed on March 5th, with recordings from 1968 and 1969 being made available in the upcoming album People, Hell and Angels, also being released on March 5th. The new tracks are said to take on a more experimental agenda than his previous three albums, and on the track 'Somewhere' Hendrix brought in the talents of Buddy Miles on drums and Stephen Stills on bass to reach this desired, new sound.
For those of you unwilling to wait to listen to the bulk of these new tracks then good news! The hit crime drama Hawaii Five-O has been given special access to the new releases and will feature seven of the new releases in a special episode, airing next Sunday (Jan 20). According to The Warp, the songs being played will be: 'Bleeding Heart,' 'Mojo Man,' 'Hey Gypsy Boy,' 'Inside Out,' 'Crash Landing,' 'Hear My Train A-Comin’' as well as 'Somewhere.'