Today’s Question: The Jimi Hendrix Experience headlined London’s Royal Albert Hall for the first time 50 years ago today (November 14th, 1967). Which Beatles song did they open the show with?
Stumped? Here are some clues.
- It was the title track of a Beatles album from earlier that year.
- Hendrix also performs the song on the album Blue Wild Angel: Live at the Isle of Wight
- We hope that you enjoy the show!
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