Album InfoRelease Date: 1968
Label: Track RecordFirst press of gatefold sleeve, featuring the controversial image (censored by some outlets at the time) of naked ladies on front/back.
Discerning characteristics of this version:
Cover spread is fully laminated inside and out
Hendrix on the right hand side when opening the gatefold (behind back sleeve).
Small sepia images of Redding & Mitchell on left (Front cover behind it), with white tracks/credit text below them. "Track Record" logo center, E.J.Day print data to left. Erratic use of upper & lower-case in titles.
NO printing to the left of the Track logo inside the gatefold.
Discs in poly-lined white paper punch-hole sleeves. "Patent no 800513 & 973939" "Made in England 108 42".
Disc 1 carries sides A and D, disc two has B and C.
On disc 2, side C the machine-stamped run-out has been scratched out and the correct info has been added by hand.
In the BAOI field a ''▒'' denotes a scratched-out character.
Recorded: Initial tracks at Olympic Studios, London, January 1968. Completed at Record Plant Studios, Studio A, New York, June to August 1968.
Performers, additional to the band, and technical credits added retrospectively. Taken from the authorized Hendrix family trust releases on the Experience Hendrix label.