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Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Fri Oct 14, 2005 8:31 pm

Who likes this song I think its great!

It has great guitar playing and makes some pretty cool music.


But my question is who actually still likes this song?
So what do other people these days think of the oldie?

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:26 pm

Great song, but Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of it was even better.

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:44 pm

Great Song! Just heard it yesterday.

Quoting Cfalk (Reply 1):
Great song, but Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of it was even better.

SRV's version is fine, but Hendrix's is the best - why degrade the original and the mind who thought of the song in the first place.


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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Fri Oct 14, 2005 11:30 pm

Quoting Aviation (Thread starter):
But my question is who actually still likes this song?

Me. Most intense start of a song, stolen by Slash and others on concerts.

Absolutely intense and mindblowing riff, solo and lyrics, that show Hendrix's poetic talent.

Not to be confused with Voodoo Chile, which is softer, but as trippy.
The subject of this thread is actually "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)".

Quoting Aviation (Thread starter):
So what do other people these days think of the oldie?

Who gives a sh*t, but I suspect many would dig it as well. But would soon switch back to Green Day and Mando Diao.

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Fri Oct 14, 2005 11:36 pm

One of the P-51 race planes at Reno used to be called "Voodoo Chile" but everyone, announcer included pronounced it Voodoo Chili so he changed it to just Voodoo.

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Note the N-number is still "VC" (and the great paintjob)
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 12:13 am

Classic Hendrix as it's best...

I love it!
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 12:15 am

Quoting Aviation (Thread starter):
But my question is who actually still likes this song?

Hell yeah, it's one of the greatest songs for guitar ever penned.

I love Hendrix, but would also concur that SRV's version is better- I have Voodoo Chile live by Stevie from a few dozen different concerts and every one of them just peels the paint of the walls.  Smile
 
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 12:22 am

The whole damn Electric Ladyland album is fantastic (including the cover relased in the UK). While I'll admit SRV's versions are very good, they're just a bit too slick and polished for me. Jimi had the raw balls hanging out - that's what makes his stuff just a cut above to me.
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 2:33 am

I love both the SRV and Hendrix versions but I have to give the slight edge to Hendrix....for some reason the slightly distorted sound on his opening guitar riff sounds better to my ears.
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 2:53 am

Quoting Logan22L (Reply 7):
While I'll admit SRV's versions are very good, they're just a bit too slick and polished for me.

Have you heard some of SRV's versions live? They're raw and all-out, just like Stevie played.

Hell, I love them both.
 
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 5:25 am

Quoting Cfalk (Reply 1):
Great song, but Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of it was even better.

There is very good "live" Jimi Hendrix version out there.It might be
the BBC Sessions CD.

Quoting Kay (Reply 3):
Not to be confused with Voodoo Chile, which is softer, but as trippy.

From PSA53-
I play both the blues verison, "Voodoo Child" and Voodoo Child(slight return)
late at night on road trip on I-15 to Vegas,cranked up.BTW,Stevie Winwood played keyboard on the blues version.

[quote=Slider,reply=6]Hell yeah, it's one of the greatest songs for guitar ever penned.

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 6:28 am

Another one done by both Jimi and Stevie was Little Wing.

Jimi's version had vocals, SRV's just instrumental. On SRV's, which I think does have more nuance, you can hear the amp buzzing on the quiet parts. It's just one of the most amazing songs I've ever heard and am amazed by it every time I hear it.

Damn I miss Stevie. And Jimi.

Both of them did so many common songs, it's spooky. Third Stone from the Sun is another good one.
 
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sat Oct 15, 2005 9:09 am

Quoting Logan22L (Reply 7):
they're just a bit too slick and polished for me. Jimi had the raw balls hanging out - that's what makes his stuff just a cut above to me.

I agree fully

Also,
I think the best version is the 14:00 long live from woodstock version, It has real attitude and grunge it is distord and as he say were just jammin' and Its true its just layed back and jammin' it goes for ages but you can listen to it 15 times over.

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Sun Oct 16, 2005 6:21 pm

Yup! Hendrix rocks....BTW, Mrs Jafa had lunch with him, back in the day when she worked at CBS, she reckoned he was as cool as it gets........ and then blushed! (Bad girl! Get back to the convent!!)
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:58 pm

Hey guys,
I found another great song!

Try this:

  • Song: Hash Pipe
  • Artist: Weezer


Its a great song real rock / metal / funk
Find it you will love it I hope!

BTW I will post a link here when I find one, oaks.

Cheers,
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:33 pm

Quoting Aviation (Reply 14):
Song: Hash Pipe

Artist: Weezer

Supposedly about a gay jiggalo who smokes cannabis during the day.

"These players come to get me ’cause they’d like my behind"

"The knee-stocking flavor is a favorite treat......Of men that don’t bother with the taste of a teat"
 
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Tue Oct 18, 2005 8:20 am

Quoting Rj111 (Reply 15):
Supposedly about a gay jiggalo who smokes cannabis during the day.

"These players come to get me ’cause they’d like my behind"

"The knee-stocking flavor is a favorite treat......Of men that don’t bother with the taste of a teat"

Thats a little odd ain't it. But meh, its still a great song!

Do you like it?


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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:37 am

Quoting Aviation (Reply 16):
Do you like it?

Not especially. I'm a musical snob though, so don't be suprised.

Voodoo Chile's good however.
 
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Wed Oct 19, 2005 5:44 am

Too bad Hendrix died by choking on his own vomit. He had amazing musical talent
 
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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Wed Oct 19, 2005 6:22 am

Not only voodoo Child boy...but also all the rest of jimi hendrix and jimi hendrix experience. I've got practically all his discography. What a complete, creative and fantastic artist he was .

thanks to my brio I really got into Jimi. I made an A380 model of Rootsair in my own colours called bob Marley. I'm working on a 744 which I will call jimi Hendrix

Quoting Cfalk (Reply 1):
Great song, but Stevie Ray Vaughan's version of it was even better.

This would suit Little wing .....tho in Ray Vaughan's version its not sung..




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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:10 pm

Quoting B744F (Reply 18):
Too bad Hendrix died by choking on his own vomit. He had amazing musical talent

What a way to didn't he overdose?

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:17 pm

Well, just goes to show, the old ones are the best Big grin

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:28 pm

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 21):
Well, just goes to show, the old ones are the best Big grin

Andy old

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RE: Jimmy Hendrix "VooDoo Child"

Thu Oct 20, 2005 4:58 am

SRV used to do many Hendrix tunes live.......Ive seen him a few times....in fact, I was still in the conert and a couple of 100 yards away from the helicopter when it crashed....I don't think anyone realised what had happened....certainly neither did I, nor anyone else....

it was a VERY foggy night that night...I still remember being the "lead" all the way from Alpine Valley (where the concert was) to the border of Wisconsin/Illinois..

I had a very difficult time seeing the hood of my car, let alone the expressway...

I still have my ticket stub for SRV's concert..

its was actually an Eric Clapton concert headlining with Robert Cray and then SRV as the opening acts.

As a finally, SRV, Clapton and Robert Cray played "sweet home chicago" together..

i was very sad when I heard the news... Sad


Anway,Jimi rocks and I can still play Vodoo Chile on my guitar... biggrin 
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