This never-before-heard Jimi Hendrix song was a secret for 50 years, until now

Before he found fame as the iconic frontman of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix worked with a number of artists as a hired gun – including Curtis Knight and the Squires with whom the song below was recorded.

According to The Daily Beast, at the time the recording was made, Hendrix was signed to an unfavorable record contract with “notoriously shady” label boss Ed Chalpin who only paid him 1% royalties.

After recording a number of tracks with Knight in 1965, Hendrix hit it big about a year after.

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From The Independent:

Last year however, Experience Hendrix – the company set up by the guitarist’s father to manage his legacy – managed to take claim of the songs and will be releasing them on 24 March. You can pre-order the song on CD here and vinyl here.

While some of the songs on the album have been heard before, Station Break has reportedly “never before been released in any fashion”.

Listen to “Station Break” below:

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