Jimi Hendrix Wedding Songs For All The Foxey Ladies

Updated November 28, 2023 | Author: Matthew Campbell

Jimi Hendrix is an American (Seattle, WA) guitar music legend even though he only recorded music for four years early. He died at the age of 27.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an American rock band consisting of lead vocals and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, bassist and backing vocalist Noel Redding, and drummer Mitch Mitchell. The Jimi Hendrix Experience was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their first album in 1967 titled Are You Experienced. After Jimi’s death in 1970, 12 albums were released under his name starting in 1971.

 

Jimi Hendrix Wedding Hits

#1 All Along the Watchtower
Recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released in 1968 on the album Electric Ladyland

The song was originally released in 1968 by Bob Dylan. The song is Hendrix’s only song to reach the Billboard Top 20. The song is considered one of the greatest guitar songs of all time.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

All along the watchtower
Princes kept the view
While all the women came and went
Barefoot servants, too

#2 Purple Haze
Recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released in 1967 on the album Are You Experienced

The song is thought to be another song about a dream Hendrix had – walking under the sea.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Purple haze all around
Don’t know if I’m coming up or down
Am I happy or in misery?
Whatever it is, that girl put a spell on me

#3 Foxey Lady
Recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released in 1967 on the album Are You Experienced

The song is a staple at parties whenever someone wants to put a spotlight on a beautiful woman.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m tired of wasting all my precious time
You’ve got to be all mine, all mine
Foxy lady
Here I come

#4 Hey Joe
Recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released in 1966 on the album Are You Experienced

The song was originally released by The Leaves in 1965. The song tells the story of a man who is on the run and planning to head to Mexico after shooting his wife.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Yes, I did, I shot her,
You know I caught her messin’ ’round,
Messin’ ’round town

#5 Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released in 1968 on the album Electric Ladyland

Did you know the term “slight return” refers to the song’s initial role as a reprise of the track “Voodoo Chile” featured on the album?

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Well I pick up all pieces and make an island
Might even raise a little sand
Yeah
Cause I’m a Voodoo Child
Lord knows I’m a Voodoo Child baby

 

#6 Star Spangled Banner
Released in 1968

The song first appeared on Jimi’s tours starting in 1968. The song is considered one of the greatest instrumental renditions of our national anthem.

(Instrumental)

#7 Fire
Recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released in 1969 on the album Are You Experienced

The song’s story has many sexual implications.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You got a new fool, ha! I like it like that
I have only one burning desire
Let me stand next to your fire

#8 Angel
Released in 1971 on the album The Cry of Love

The song is in reference to a dream Jimi had about his mother when he was a child.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I said, “Fly on, my sweet angel
Fly on through the sky
Fly on my sweet angel
Forever I will be by your side”

#9 Dolly Dagger
Released in 1971 on the album Rainbow Bridge

The song was released after the passing of Hendrix.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Hey red hot momma, you’d better step aside
This chick’s gonna turn you to a block of ice
Look out

#10 Little Wing
Recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
Released in 1967 on the album Axis: Bold as Love

The song’s guitar is influenced by the style of Curtis Mayfield.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Butterflies and zebras
And moonbeams
And, fairytales
That’s all she ever thinks about
Riding with the wind

Jimi Hendrix Highest-Charting Singles – UK

  • #3 Purple Haze, 1967
  • #5 All Along the Watchtower, 1968
  • #6 Hey Joe, 1966
  • #6 The Wind Cries Mary, 1967
  • #18 Burning of the Midnight Lamp, 1967
  • #37 Crosstown Traffic, 1968

Do you have a favorite Jimi Hendrix song? Please share your song below in the comments!

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I have always had a love for music and the way it makes you feel. My passion grew for wedding celebrations with years as a wedding DJ. Now, as a wedding music planner, I research popular and unique wedding songs to create personalized playlists for couples and help wedding pros curate crowd-cheering music. Let’s get the party started! – Read More About Me

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