Lot 843: Program for the first-ever Jimi Hendrix Experience tour in April 1967, twelve pages, 7.75 x 10.25, signed and inscribed inside on a full-page image of the band, "To James…The Best of Love & Happiness to you, Jimi Hendrix," and "Keep Kool, Mitch." In very good condition, with surface loss and a small tear to the top edge affecting a portion of the inscription, moderate scattered staining, and program folded open to the signed page. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Tracks. The Jimi Hendrix Experience opened for The Walker Bros. during their 1967 UK tour, which lasted from March 31 through April 30. The band had formed only a few months earlier and this tour commenced just after the release of their second single, the iconic 'Purple Haze.' Two weeks after the tour ended they released their first album, Are You Experienced, considered one of the greatest debut albums of all-time. A rare and exceptional signed image representing the emergence of the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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