Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Hendrix 1968 Electric Ladyland

Well, the night I was born
Lord I swear the moon turned a fire red
The night I was born
I swear the moon turned a fire red

Peak Chart Position
  • the song was not released as a single - no chart rank
  • from the album Electric Ladyland (1968)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #102 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • the track is 14min 59sec long and is basically a blues jam with Hendrix (guitar), Steve Winwood of Traffic (B3 Hammond organ), Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane (bass) and Mitch Mitchell (drummer of The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
  • the crowd noise that is heard on the recording was actually recorded after the jam and then added to the final mix
  • written by Jimi Hendrix
  • produced by Chas Chandler
  • recorded May 2, 1968 at the Record Plant Studios, New York City
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