1960s – Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower – Unit 2 sample questions

The Daddy himself, Jimi Hendrix with his fabulous cover of Bob Dylan’s song “All Along The Watchtower”. A few glorious minutes of perfection in my book…

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The 1960s

The ’60s was an incredibly creative time in pop music with new genres emerging and technology developing in leaps and bounds. This was combined with a heady sense of youthful freedom and experimentation. The Vietnam war was raging and their was a new found political voice coming from teenagers across the globe..

Below are two documents that cover the early and late 1960s. There’s is a lot of listening to be done here, dive in flower people..

This is a fascinating insight into the making of this top tune, one of my Beatles favourites..

Jimi’s take on Like A Rolling Stone…don’t get me started on how good this is…

to say this is heavy gets nowhere near it…oh my days..