LAMONT’S MUSIC NOTES-JULY 17, 2019…FIFTY TWO YEARS AGO JIMI HENDRIX EITHER QUIT OR WAS FIRED AS THE OPENING ACT FOR THE MONKEES’ U.S. TOUR AFTER ONLY 5 DAYS. ACCORDING TO THE MONKEES’ MICKEY DOLENZ:
“Jimi would amble out onto the stage, fire up the amps and break out into ‘Purple Haze’ and the kids in the audience would instantly drown him out with ‘We want Daaavy!’ God, was it embarrassing.”
HENDRIX WAS REPLACED ON THE TOUR BY VANILLA FUDGE.
HERE’S HENDRIX WITH A LIVE APPEARANCE CIRCA 1967