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Exclusive: Unreleased Jimi Hendrix Boston Garden Interview, Part 4

As previously reported, Experience Hendrix LLC and Sony Legacy are releasing four new titles as their ongoing Jimi Hendrix catalog project.

This new wave of releases focuses on live Hendrix, including a four-disc deluxe box-set version of Winterland, which will be released tomorrow, September 13. Other titles coming down the pike this fall include Hendrix In The West (Expanded), Blue Wild Angel: Jimi Hendrix Live At The Isle Of Wight (Uncut on DVD) and Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show.

Disc 4 of the Winterland box set features a never-before-released 19-minute interview with Hendrix, which was conducted backstage at Boston Garden in 1968. Hendrix talks candidly about a number of topics -- while noodling on an acoustic guitar the whole time.

Starting August 25 -- and ending today, GuitarWorld.com has been sharing exclusive excerpts from this interview. Part four is below. And, in case you missed them, be sure to check out ...

PART ONE and PART TWO and PART THREE.

In the audio clip below, Hendrix talks about the differences between the US and UK scenes, his love of jamming, and the Experience's first shows in Paris.

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Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor, and his non-Pulitzer-Prize-winning stories have appeared in Guitar Aficionado, Vintage Guitar, Total Guitar and countless other publications, including 13.7 metric tons of daily newspapers. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton and Ty Tabor chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab) (one of which appears in the 2015 Disney film 'Tomorrowland' starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson). He's in two NYC-area bands and plays Teles with four-way switches, B-benders and semi-snazzy aftermarket pickups. He quotes Terry-Thomas twice daily.