In 1987, Sting recorded it for his second solo album ...Nothing Like the Sun, with an arrangement by Gil Evans. So I figured that I take everything I see around and put it maybe in the form of a girl maybe, somethin' like that, you know, and call it 'Little Wing', and then it will just fly away.  In 1966, Hendrix recorded a song titled "(My Girl) She's a Fox" with the Icemen, an R&B duo. As one of Jimi Hendrix's most popular songs, "Little Wing" has been interpreted by many musicians. I know a girl, Katerina, in Sweden. A third recording date, October 31, 1967, has also been suggested. Découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez et écoutez vos propres playlists et partagez vos titres préférés avec vos amis. It is a slower tempo, rhythm and blues-inspired ballad featuring Hendrix's vocal and guitar with recording studio effects accompanied by bass, drums, and glockenspiel. [f] After another take in the same vein, Chandler called for a different approach.
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, In October 1967, recording sessions for the second Experience album, Axis: Bold as Love, began at Olympic Studios in London. " In a later 1969 interview, Hendrix described his relationships while he was on tour: "So like 'Little Wing' is like one of these beautiful girls that come around sometimes ... She was a very sweet girl that came around that gave me her whole life and more if I wanted it.  Writer Dave Rubin commented, "the real Leslie played outdoors [out of the studio] like this really gives a very delicate, gentle swirl to the chords and helps the chordal embellishments in the intro". After the break up of Derek and the Dominos, Clapton continued to perform "Little Wing". , "Little Wing" was one of only two songs from Axis that the Experience regularly performed in concert, the other being "Spanish Castle Magic".  He described "Little Wing" as being "based on a very, very simple Indian style", perhaps referring to some Native American mythologies in which spirits inhabit nature and animals, including birds.  For his rhythm guitar, he had set his pickup selector to a nonstandard position between the neck and middle settings to achieve a "hollow" tone, sometimes mistakenly referred to as "out-of-phase". More recently, demo versions have been released as well as additional live renditions. This low fidelity tape from the Cafe au Go Go, along with others from the Generation Club and the Scene in New York, was later stolen from his apartment and has appeared on several bootleg albums over the years.. , According to Hendrix, "Little Wing" came from an idea he had originally developed while playing in Greenwich Village, when he was fronting his band Jimmy James and the Blue Flames in the summer of 1966. He had Jimi slow the tempo down and try it again". Recording engineer Eddie Kramer explained, "Chas knew right away what was needed.  The group performed the song during their tour and a recording from the Fillmore East in New York City on October 23, 1970, was released on the Live at the Fillmore album in 1994.  Next, Hendrix added a straight ("dry, without any effects") glockenspiel to underscore his vocal and guitar. For the 2016 Finnish film, see, Original 1966–1970 releases are marked in, Original 1983–1989 releases are marked in. The origins of "Little Wing" have been traced back to the 1966 recording of "(My Girl) She's a Fox", an R&B song which features Hendrix playing Curtis Mayfield-influenced guitar accompaniment. English guitarist and singer Eric Clapton has performed "Little Wing" throughout his career, beginning in 1970 with Derek and the Dominos.