Rainbow Bridge [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

Rainbow Bridge [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

by Jimi Hendrix


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Back when Rainbow Bridge was originally released, it was actually among the best of the posthumous Hendrix releases. Billed as "the original motion picture soundtrack" (it wasn't, really), it was a mix of excellent, finished studio tracks and a couple of live tracks. Despite this, it's understandable why it didn't appeared in the digital realm until 2014 (officially, at least). Once the estate went back to the Hendrix family in the '90s, three of the tracks from Rainbow Bridge were used on the album First Rays of the New Rising Sun, which had previously only existed as Jimi's hand-written track listing. The remaining tracks were orphaned out on various box sets and compilations. So while all the tracks on Rainbow Bridge have been made available elsewhere, it's nice to finally have it assembled the way the original LP was, with excellent remastered sound (not just for the old-timers who had the LP the first time around, but for others who don't necessarily want to shell out for the box set needed to gather these tracks). Highlights include overlooked gems like "Pali Gap" and Jimi's rarely heard studio version of "The Star Spangled Banner," which is made of multi-tracked guitars and basses.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/16/2014
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0888430996625
catalogNumber: 309966
Rank: 9478

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jimi Hendrix   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals
Buddy Miles   Drums,Background Vocals
Noel Redding   Bass
Ronettes   Background Vocals
Billy Cox   Bass,Background Vocals
Ghetto Fighters   Background Vocals
Mitch Mitchell   Drums
Juma Sultan   Percussion

Technical Credits

Jimi Hendrix   Composer,Producer
John Jansen   Producer,Engineer
Michael Jeffrey   Executive Producer
Eddie Kramer   Producer,Engineer
Mitch Mitchell   Producer
Francis Scott Key   Composer
Daniel Tahaney   Still Pictures
Abe Jacobs   Engineer

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Rainbow Bridge [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great Jimi Hendrix CD of any Hendrix fan!!!!