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Jimi Hendrix “Purple Haze” Lyrics, 1966

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Main Exhibit Hall - Legends of Rock, Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix wrote this song, originally titled “Purple Haze, Jesus Saves,” in the dressing room of the Upper Cut Club in London. It reached Number 65 on the charts. This song appeared on the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s first album, Are You Experienced? The album reached Number Five.