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The Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Wind Cries Mary (3:20)

The Wind Cries Mary is a written by Jimi Hendrix and performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. It was released as the band's third single, backed with "Highway Chile", on May 5, 1967. The track was one of Hendrix's more R&B influenced songs. One of Hendrix's first hits in England, the song was recorded at the end of the "Fire" sessions. Today, the song is considered a classic and continues to receive decent airplay…

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  • This song is for Kathy Etchingham: "Mary is a girlfriend of mine. She is a girl who is slightly taken to talking about me to her friends, you know. One moment she will talk about me like I was a dog, and the next moment she says the complete opposite..."
  • I keep wondering if this song is about a car accident in which this girl Mary died.
  • amazing :)
  • What kind of drugs was he not on ?
  • ...
  • totally stunning
  • one of my favourite records that hazy warmth is just breathaking
  • And as the story goes....."Decca Records said: Mr Hendrix? you can't sing" LMFAO
  • My favourite of them, such a nice bluesy song
  • Genius.

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