Purple Haze
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Hendrix1967Are You Experienced

Purple haze, all in my brain
Lately, things just don`t seem the same
Acting funny, but I don`t know why
'Scuse me while I kiss the sky

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 65 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1967
  • Hot 100 chart debut: Aug 26, 1967
  • from the album Are You Experienced (1967)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #17 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • written by Jimi Hendrix; the lyrics were inspired by a dream in which Hendrix felt he was walking under the sea
  • Hendrix extracted the three verses used in the song from a long poem he had written "Purple Haze - Jesus Saves"
  • the song has had more cover recordings than any other Jimi Hendrix composition
  • produced by Chas Chandler
  • recorded January 11 and February 3, 1967 at De Lane Lea and Olympic Studios in London, England
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