This is a very clean album from my personal collection. It was a party, not a session. The record company, however, decided to ignore his wishes and offer a bunch of women on the street a few dollars to pose naked for the cover. He distanced himself from the photo in interviews and proclaimed disdain for the gatefold. Gatefold jacket, vinyl and insert are pristine. The general consensus was that the cover was tasteless. See More Shocking Album Covers.
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Behind the Screens of the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s Album Electric Ladyland
Reprise Records 2 RS This is a Taiwan import vinyl pressing on First FL, which was originally issued in The album, of course, generated a great deal of attention until it was banned from several stores and the record company replaced the photo with a blurry portrait of Jimi in concert. Rock's Tragic '27 Club'. The incident prompted Hendrix to write an extremely passionate and detailed letter — complete with sketches like the one above — to his American record label, explaining exactly how he wanted the Electric Ladyland art to look when they released it. See More Shocking Album Covers. In Novembera handful of British record stores banned the Jimi Hendrix Experience's new album from their shelves due to its cover art.