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  • Summary: The live recording of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's concert at the Los Angeles Forum on April 26, 1969 was mixed by Hendrix engineer Eddie Kramer from the original eight-track master tapes.
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  • Record Label: Legacy
  • Genre(s): R&B, Soul, Pop/Rock, Blues-Rock, Album Rock, Hard Rock, Psychedelic/Garage, Acid Rock, Psychedelic Soul
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  1. Nov 23, 2022
    100
    This live album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience is a compelling and beautiful tribute.
  2. 80
    All are already available on one of the many existing Hendrix live discs although as usual, the performances are substantially different since Hendrix seldom played anything the same way twice. ... One of the last recordings with the original threesome. Despite reported tensions within the group, they tear it up.
  3. Nov 23, 2022
    80
    Live at the L.A. Forum, April 26, 1969 is a superb reminder that most of that music is still vital, rewarding, and well worth hearing.
  4. Uncut
    Nov 23, 2022
    80
    There's no shortage of Hendrix live recordings out there, and while this isn't essential, it's very good recording of a fantastic performance. [Dec 2022, p.44]
  5. Classic Rock Magazine
    Nov 23, 2022
    80
    If not a classic tour de force, this pressure-cooker set remains an era-capturing document of the social turmoil and pressures Hendrix faced as the world's greatest rock guitarist. [Dec 2022, p.81]