Jimi Hendrix Fly-On-The-Wall Documentary Out Next Year

A new Jimi Hendrix documentary trailing the late guitarist's two-night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1969 is set to be released next year.

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A new Jimi Hendrix documentary trailing the late guitarist's two-night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1969 is set to be released next year.

The film has been put together using footage of the shows plus material taken on his tour of Europe that year, according to his sister Janie Hendrix.

"There were about four cameras that followed Jimi and the guys around in Europe and filmed the two concerts at the Royal Albert Hall", she told Billboard.

She added that footage shows him and his band "coming off trains, planes and automobiles, signing autographs, Jimi backstage getting ready, in his apartment doing little apartment jams with his friends and then later playing [nightclub] Speakeasy".

Janie insisted that the footage is insightful - and that her brother was not put-off by the presence of the camera. "He really does forget the cameras are rolling," she said. "You see those sides of him, the stage and the sweetness with different girlfriends - there's several that are in the film - and how he was around friends and how he was really into listening to the [recording of] the night before's performance."

The documentary may be released in cinemas and possibly as a pay-per-view TV offering and DVD. A live soundtrack of the two-night stand is also in the pipeline.

Thanks for the report to Nme.com.

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    rhcpjhlz
    I was so excited about this, until i found out his "sister" is involved and subsequently the experience hendrix corp. Now I'd rather not buy it. She has been using his name and the experience hendrix company to make her and her close ones rich, while excluding the people jimi was close too. He barely even knew Janie. He met her once or twice when she was a kid and he was 26 or 27 just stopping by Seattle to see his dad, so It's not like he would have wanted her to have the power. And when he would see his father, he would simply ask Jimi for money outhright and talk of nothing else, despite really raising him. She most likely isn't even blood related, yet legally she has retained the power of the company for years all the while using it to give herself money and not share it with Jimi's loved ones. Point being I won't buy this and I hope others won't either.
    jollyNZ
    she his half sister i believe, she has carried on after al died, she's worked with eddie kramer and billy cox in sorting out his album released earlier this year. she is getting rich no doubt, better someone carries on jimi's legacy with as much new(unreleased) things as possible. i believe jimis brother was involved, but i get the feeling something happened between him and janie, cant really remember now.