The Jimi Hendrix discography currently consists of the following:

  • 3 original studio albums
  • x posthumous studio albums
  • 1 original live albums
  • x posthumous live albums
  • 1 original compilation album
  • x posthumous compilation albums
  • x unauthorised and unofficial albums and bootlegs

Original releasesEdit

Studio albumsEdit


The UK cover of Are You Experienced.

Title Release date Cat. numbers Chart
Wiki rating
Are You Experienced UK: May 12th, 1967
US: August 23rd, 1967
UK: 612 001
US: RS 6261
UK: #2
US: #5
Axis: Bold as Love UK: December 1st, 1967
US: January 15th, 1968
UK: 613 003
US: RS 6281
UK: #5
US: #3
Electric Ladyland US: October 16th, 1968
UK: October 25th, 1968
US: 2RS 6307
UK: 613 008/9
US: #1
UK: #6

Live albumsEdit


The cover of the 1970 live album, Band of Gypsys.

Title Release date Cat. numbers Chart
Wiki rating
Band of Gypsys US: April 1970
UK: June 12th, 1970
US: STAO-472
UK: 2406 002
US: #5
UK: #6

Compilation albumsEdit


The cover of the 1968/69 compilation album Smash Hits.

Title Release date Cat. numbers Chart
Wiki rating
Smash Hits UK: April 1968
US: July 1969
UK: 613 004
US: MS 2025
UK: #4
US: #6



The German cover of the 1967 single "Purple Haze".

Title B-side Release date Chart
Wiki rating
"Hey Joe" UK: "Stone Free"
US: "51st Anniversary"
UK: December 16th, 1966
US: May 1st, 1967
UK: #6
US: #?
"Purple Haze" UK: "51st Anniversary"
US: "The Wind Cries Mary"
UK: March 17th, 1967
US: June 19th, 1967
UK: #3
US: #65
"The Wind Cries Mary" UK: "Highway Chile" UK: May 5th, 1967 UK: #6 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar
"Burning of the Midnight Lamp" UK: "The Stars That Play With Laughing Sam's Dice" UK: August 19th, 1967 UK: #18 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarNostar
"Foxy Lady" US: "Hey Joe" US: November 27th, 1967 US: #67 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarFullstar
"Up From the Skies" US: "One Rainy Wish" US: February 26th, 1968 US: #82 FullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstarNostar
"All Along the Watchtower" US: "Burning of the Midnight Lamp"
UK: "Long Hot Summer Night"
US: September 2nd, 1968
UK: October 18th, 1968
US: #20
UK: #5
"Crosstown Traffic" "Gypsy Eyes" US: November 18th, 1968
UK: April 4th, 1969
US: #52
UK: #37
"Stone Free" US: "If 6 Was 9" US: September 15th, 1969 US: N/A FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar
"Let Me Light Your Fire" UK: "Burning of the Midnight Lamp" UK: November 14th, 1969 UK: N/A FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarFullstar
"Stepping Stone" US: "Izabella" US: April 13th, 1970 US: N/A FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar

Posthumous releasesEdit

Studio albumsEdit


The cover of the 1971 studio album The Cry of Love.

Title Release date Peak chart position JHW rating
The Cry of Love UK: March 5th, 1971
US: March 1971
UK: #2
US: #3
Rainbow Bridge US: October 1971
UK: November 1971
US: #15
UK: #16
War Heroes UK: October 1st, 1972
US: December 1972
UK: #23
US: #48
Loose Ends UK: February 1974 UK: N/A FullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstarNostar
Crash Landing US: March 1975
UK: August 1975
US: #5
UK: #35
Midnight Lightning US: November 1975
UK: November 1975
US: #43
Nine to the Universe US: March 1980
UK: June 1980
US: #127

Live albumsEdit


The cover of the 1972 live album Hendrix in the West.


The cover of the 1986 live album Jimi Plays Monterey.


The cover of the 1999 live album Live at Woodstock.

Title Release date Peak chart position JHW rating
"Experience" July, 1971
Isle of Wight November, 1971 UK: #17
Hendrix in the West March 4th, 1972 UK: #7
US: #12
More "Experience" March, 1972
The Jimi Hendrix Concerts August, 1982 UK: #16
Jimi Plays Monterey March 8th, 1986 US: #192 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar
Johnny B. Goode June, 1986
Band of Gypsys 2 October, 1986
Live at Winterland July, 1987
Live & Unreleased: The Radio Show November, 1989
Exp Over Sweden 1994
Bleeding Heart 1994
Jimi Hendrix: Woodstock August 20th, 1994 UK: #32
US: #37
Jimi in Denmark January 28th, 1995
Live at the Oakland Coliseum February 27th, 1998
Live at the Fillmore East February 23rd, 1999 US: #65 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar
Live at Woodstock July 6th, 1999 US: #90 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarFullstar
Live at Clark University July 6th, 1999
Woke Up This Morning and Found Myself Dead June 24th, 2000 FullstarFullstarHalfstarNostarNostar
Albert Hall Experience 2001 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarNostar
Live in Ottawa October 21st, 2001
The Last Experience October 2nd, 2002
Blue Wild Angel: Live at the Isle of Wight November 12th, 2002 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar
Paris 1967/San Francisco 1968 April 24th, 2003
Live at Berkeley September 16th, 2003 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarNostar
Live at the Isle of Fehmarn December 13th, 2005
Live at Monterey October 16th, 2007 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar

Compilation albumsEdit


The cover of the 1984 compilation album Kiss the Sky.


The cover of the 1993 compilation album The Ultimate Experience.


The cover of the 1997 compilation album First Rays of the New Rising Sun.


The cover of the 1998 compilation album Experience Hendrix: The Best of Jimi Hendrix.


The cover of the 2004 compilation album Hear My Music.

Release date Title Peak chart position JHW rating
1972 Jimi Hendrix UK: #35
August 12th, 1978 The Essential Jimi Hendrix US: #114
August 18th, 1979 The Essential Jimi Hendrix Volume Two US: #156
February, 1983 The Singles Album FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar
November 17th, 1984 Kiss the Sky US: #148 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarFullstar
1988 Radio One UK: #30
US: #119
October, 1990 Cornerstones: 1967-1970 UK: #5
1990 Night Life
January 5th, 1991 Lifelines: The Jimi Hendrix Story US: #174
1991 Sessions
1992 Footlights
April 27th, 1993 The Ultimate Experience UK: #25
US: #72
April 26th, 1994 Blues UK: #10
US: #45
April, 1995 Voodoo Soup US: #66 FullstarFullstarFullstarNostarNostar
April 22nd, 1997 First Rays of the New Rising Sun UK: #37
US: #49
October 7th, 1997 South Saturn Delta US: #51 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarHalfstar
June 2nd, 1998 BBC Sessions US: #50 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarNostar
November 21st, 1998 Experience Hendrix: The Best of Jimi Hendrix UK: #18
US: #133
November 16th, 1999 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year FullstarFullstarNostarNostarNostar
July 25th, 2000 Morning Symphony Ideas
September 30th, 2000 The Jimi Hendrix Experience US: #78 FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarFullstar
May 26th, 2001 Voodoo Child: The Jimi Hendrix Collection UK: #10
US: #112
June 25th, 2002 The Baggy's Rehearsal Sessions
2003 20th Century Masters Millennium: Best of Jimi Hendrix
September 9th, 2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Jimi Hendrix FullstarFullstarFullstarFullstarNostar
November 23rd, 2004 Hear My Music
2006 Rainy Day, Dream Away
2006 Jimi Hendrix: His Greatest Hits
December 12th, 2006 Burning Desire
2007 In the Studio
February 25th, 2008 Jammin' With Jimi

Soundtrack albumsEdit


The cover of the 1973 soundtrack album Soundtrack Recordings From the Film Jimi Hendrix.

Release date Title Peak chart position JHW rating
July 14th, 1973 Soundtrack Recordings from the Film Jimi Hendrix UK: #37
US: #89

Unauthorised albums and bootlegsEdit

Release date Title JHW rating
1968 1968 A.D.
1968 Ballad of Jimi
1968 Ball & Chain
1968 Crosstown Traffic
1968 Live at Winterland: Early Show
1968 Live at the Hollywood Bowl
1968 Remember the Alamo
1968 Still's Basement
1968 The Biggest Square in the Building
1968 The New York Session
1968 Live at Winterland: Late Show
1969 Something on Your Mind
1969 Sunshine of Your Love
1969 "Things I Used to Do" Jams
1970 Protest Songs from Berkeley
1970 Voodoo Chile: Live Experience 69-70
1971 Two Great Experiences: Together
1971 Roots of Hendrix
1972 Jimi Hendrix at His Best, Volume 1
1972 Jimi Hendrix at His Best, Volume 2
1972 Jimi Hendrix at His Best, Volume 3
1972 In Concert
1972 Jimi Hendrix
1972 Rare Hendrix
1973 Jimi Hendrix '64
1973 Jimi
1974 Friends From the Beginning
1974 Moods
1975 Hush Now
1977 TV Records

Other appearancesEdit

Album appearancesEdit

Title Artist Release date Song(s)
Easy Rider Various artists 1969 "If 6 Was 9"
Super Groups Vol. 1 Various artists 1969 "Little Miss Strange"
20 Power Hits Various artists 1970 "All Along the Watchtower"
Woodstock Various artists 1970 "Star Spangled Banner"/"Purple Haze"/"Woodstock Improvisation"
Historic Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop Festival Otis Redding/The Jimi Hendrix Experience September, 1970 "Like a Rolling Stone"
"Rock Me Baby"
"Can You See Me"
"Wild Thing"
Pop In Various artists 1970 "No Such Animal"
False Start Love December, 1970 "The Everlasting First"
The First Great Rock Festivals of the Seventies: Isle of Wight/Atlanta Pop Festival Various artists 1971 "Power to Love"
"Midnight Lightning"
"Foxy Lady"
Think! Pop Progress '71 Various artists 1971 "Opening Jam"
Woodstock Two Various artists 1971 "Jam Back at the House"
"Get My Heart Back Together"
Superstars of the 70's Various artists 1973 "Purple Haze"
"Foxy Lady"
The Guitar Album Various artists 1973 "All Along the Watchtower"
Black Music Various artists 1974 "Hey Joe"
Vol. 2: Heavy Metal Various artists 1974 "Freedom"
Rare Tracks Various artists 1975 "Dolly Dagger"
20 Golden Greats Various artists 1976 "All Along the Watchtower"
Rock Original Hits Vol. 1: Rock 'n Roll Various artists 1976 "Go Go Shoes"
It Ain't Me Babe Various artists 1980 "All Along the Watchtower"
Remember the 60's Vol. 4 Various artists 1980 "The Wind Cries Mary"
Where the Buffalo Roam Various artists 1980 "Purple Haze"
"All Along the Watchtower"
The History of Rock Volume Sixteen Various artists 1983 "Hey Joe"
"Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
"Foxy Lady"
"May This Be Love"
"Purple Haze"
"The Wind Cries Mary"
"All Along the Watchtower"
"Bold as Love"
"Little Wing"
"Burning of the Midnight Lamp"
"Message to Love"
"Johnny B. Goode"
Hear 'n Aid Various artists 1986 "Can You See Me"
The Best of Highlights II Various artists 1986 "All Along the Watchtower"
Withnail and I Various artists 1987 "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
"All Along the Watchtower"
Los Años 70 Various artists 1988 "Gangster of Love"
Ones on 1 Various artists October 1st, 1988 "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
1968: Shakin' All Over Various artists 1989 "All Along the Watchtower"
Rock Renaissance Various artists 1989 "Purple Haze"
Back in Time... The Sound of the Seventies Various artists 1990 "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
Guitar Rock Various artists 1990 "Purple Haze"
Classic Rock Various artists 1991 "Purple Haze"
Rock Stars Various artists 1991 "All Along the Watchtower"
The Greatest Hits of 1970 Various artists 1991 "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
The Monterey International Pop Festival June 16-17-18 1967 Various artists 1992 "Killing Floor"
"Foxy Lady"
"Like a Rolling Stone"
"Rock Me Baby"
"Hey Joe"
"Can You See Me"
"The Wind Cries Mary"
"Purple Haze"
"Wild Thing"
Music From the Motion Picture Wayne's World Various artists February 18th, 1992 "Foxy Lady"
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Singles Various artists June 30th, 1992 "May This Be Love"
Sacred Sources 1: Live Forever Various artists 1994 "Message to Love"
"I Don't Live Today"
Rock Anthems Various artists 1994 "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
Music From the Motion Picture Soundtrack: In the Name of the Father Various artists January 24th, 1994 "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 Various artists 1995 "Foxy Lady"
"Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
Music From the Motion Picture Apollo 13 Various artists June 27th, 1995 "Purple Haze"
La Saga du Metal: Les Pionniers Various artists 1996 "Purple Haze"
CD Sampler 08 Various artists 1997 "Dolly Dagger"
The First Summer of Love: 45 Classic Hits From the Sixties Various artists 1997 "Purple Haze"
Tribe Vibes Various artists 1997 "Little Miss Lover (excerpt)"
Music From the Motion Picture City of Angels Various artists 1998 "Red House"
It's Your Thing: The Story of The Isley Brothers Various artists August 24th, 1999 "Move Over and Let Me Dance"
"Testify, Pts. 1-2"
Essential Drive Various artists July, 2001 "Crosstown Traffic"
Tribe Vibes 3 Various artists 2002 "EXP (skit)"
The Dreamers: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various artists 2003 "Third Stone From the Sun"
Rare Trax Vol. 28: Blow Your Mind 2: White Punks on Dope Various artists July, 2003 "Purple Haze"
Martin Scorsese Presents: The Best of the Blues Various artists August 26th, 2003 "Red House"
The Anthology Various artists 2004 "Fire"
Progressions: 100 Years of Jazz Guitar Various artists September 27th, 2005 "Manic Depression"
The Beastie Collection 2 Various artists 2006 "Happy Birthday"
Hard Rock Live Various artists "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"
Monterey Pop Festival '67: "The Summer of Love" Vol. 3 & 4 Various artists "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
"Purple Haze"
"The Wind Cries Mary"

Single appearancesEdit

Title Artist Release date Song(s)
"As the Clouds Drift By"/"Suey" Jayne Mansfield 1967 "As the Clouds Drift By"
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