More than 37 years after Jimi Hendrix‘s death, music fans continue to be blessed with previously unreleased tracks from the guitar legend. The latest unearthed gem is “Mannish Boy,” a cover of the Muddy Waters tune of the same name.
“Mannish Boy” was recorded by a trio of musicians — Hendrix, bassist Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles — who would famously go on to be known as Band of Gypsys. The track was laid down in 1969 as part of their first recording session together at New York’s Record Plant.
As previously reported, the track will be among the songs included on the upcoming Hendrix album, Both Sides of the Sky.
The disc, due March 9 from Experience Hendrix L.L.C. and Legacy Recordings, is the third in a trilogy of albums compiling the most significant unused tracks remaining in Hendrix’s archives. It follows the releases Valleys of Neptune (2010) and People, Hell and Angels (2013).
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