Jimi Hendrix - Jimi Plays Monterey
Label: Virgin Music Video ‎– VVD 198
Type: VHS, PAL
Country: UK
Date of released: 1987
Category: Rock
Style: Psychedelic Rock, Classic Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: Jimi Hendrix
Album's name: Jimi Plays Monterey
ZIP archive size: 1885

Jimi Hendrix - Jimi Plays Monterey

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Can You See Me
Written-By – Jimi Hendrix
2 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Written-By – Lennon / McCartney*
3 Wild Thing
Written-By – Chip Taylor
4 Monterey
Written-By – Eric Burden*
5 Killing Floor
Written-By – Chester Burnett
6 Foxy Lady
Written-By – Jimi Hendrix
7 Like A Rolling Stone
Written-By – Bob Dylan
8 Rock Me Baby
Written-By – B.B. King, Joe Josea
9 Hey Joe
Written-By – William Roberts*
10 The Wind Cries Mary
Written-By – Jimi Hendrix
11 Wild Thing
Written-By – Chip Taylor
12 Purple Haze
Written-By – Jimi Hendrix

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Pennebaker Associates Inc.
  • Published By – Intersong Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Northern Songs
  • Published By – CBS Songs
  • Published By – Carlin Music
  • Published By – Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd.
  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music
  • Distributed By – Palace, Virgin and Gold (Distribution) Ltd.
  • Filmed At – Monterey Pop Festival


  • Executive-Producer – Frazer Pennebaker
  • Featuring – Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mitch Mitchell, Noel Redding
  • Film Director [A Film By] – Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker
  • Film Producer – Alan Douglas
  • Other [Festival Producers] – John Phillips, Lou Adler


Information from sleeve:
...the story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye.
the story of love is hello and good-bye until we meet again
Jimi Hendrix Sept 17th 1970

This remarkable piece of musical history has been brought to light 20 years after the event – Jimi Hendrix's triumphant return to the States in 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival. D.A. Pennebaker, the director and Alan Douglas, Jimi's producer, have made this film from the original footage shot during Hendrix's incredible performance at the festival which marked the beginning of The Summer of Love. Hendrix played guitar with his teeth, behind his head, with the P.A., he played it: "The only way I can do it".

1: Intersong Music Ltd.
2: Northern Songs
3: CBS Songs
4: Carlin Music
5: Jewel Music Publishing Co.
6: Intersong Music Ltd.
7: Warner Bros. Music.
8: Carlin Music (50%) / A. Seidenberg (50%)
9: Carlin Music
10: Intersong Music Ltd.
11: CBS Songs
12: Intersong Music Ltd.

Filmed at the Monterey International Pop Festival 1967.
© 1987 Pennebaker Associates Inc.
Running Time approx. 50 mins.

Distributed by Palace, Virgin and Gold (Distribution) Ltd., 69 Flempton road, London E10 7NL

Stereo-Mono Compatible

Dolby System ®

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 013702 319825

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
25358-1 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Plays Monterey ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records 25358-1 US 1986
0602517455177 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Live At Monterey ‎(DVD-V, Album, Multichannel, NTSC, Dig) Universal Music 0602517455177 USA & Europe 2007
VIR 181 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Plays Monterey ‎(VHS, PAL) Virgin Music Video VIR 181 Australia 1987
0602517516298 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Live At Monterey (The Definitive Edition) ‎(HD DVD, Mul) Universal Music DVD Video, Experience Hendrix 0602517516298 Europe 2007
827 990-2 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Plays Monterey ‎(LP, Album) Polydor 827 990-2 Germany 1986