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Jimi Hendrix: The Cry Of Love/Rainbow Bridge - The Audiophile Man
Jimi Hendrix Title: The Cry Of Love Label: Sony Music Title: Rainbow Bridge Label: Sony Music The Cry Of Love (1971) and Rainbow Bridge (1971) were the first posthumous albums devoted to Hendrix. In fact, their releases were arguably his best in that category as they were forged from a number of studio tracks that were either completed or very near completion before he died. In fact, the three official Hendrix albums plus the odd track from Band of Gypsys and the Woodstock gig plus these two albums are all that most people will ever need to create their own satisfactory Hendrix collection. The trouble is that, because of the onslaught of Hendix reissues and bootlegs, the market has become so swamped that both of these albums have become rather diluted in their power and impact. Both of these albums have now been reissued. Both are also released as per their original form. That is, without any extras, alternative tracks, bonus footage or any other additional ephemera. They were originally released with 10 and eight tracks and that’s how they are sold here. Remarkable, especially in today’s market. If there is one ‘enhancement’ it is that both have been remastered …