Skip to
YouTube video

Loading player…

Large artwork

"All Along the Watchtower," originally written and recorded by Bob Dylan, was record by the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968 at Olympic Studios in London, beginning with a recording session on 21 January. According to engineer Andy Johns, Jimi Hendrix had been given a tape of Dylan’s recording by publicist Michael Goldstein, who worked for Dylan’s manager Albert Grossman. “(Hendrix) came in with these Dylan tapes and we all heard them for the first time in the… read more

Similar Tracks

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

  • There are no words in my thesaurus to describe the sheer unadulterated majesty of this song.
  • nostalgic
  • Sonzeira
  • THE ultimate guitar song, leaves me speechless every single fu*king time.
  • heard it on the radio last night. instant love. ♥
  • Immortal!
  • Melhorar a porra do dia
  • Better cover
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience gave Bob Dylan’s folk rock original a psychedelic rock spin, which included a killer guitar solo that helped Hendrix earn his only top 20 American hit. Even Dylan was inspired: his later performances of the track were influenced by Jimi’s version. -- watchmojo

API Calls