Admittedly, this book will appeal to the Hendrix-ophile more than the casual reader.
What was most interesting to me were the background stories of the material itself and the authors superb presentation and style of writing .The book is simply a must.
Steve Roby, a well known Hendrix archivist as collected information on audio, film and video recordings of Hendrix, either in circulation or 'lost'.
For diehard fans only, collects a lot of info, try's to answers who's on what track etc, Eddie kramers book is also a good sourcePublished 12 months ago by D. Miller
This is an excellent book about the many lost sessions and studio recordings etc, that used to be released most often on bootleg LPs and CDs. Read morePublished on January 7, 2011 by Carlitta Rose
Hendrix left behind thousands of reels of tape containing hundreds of hours of music, much of it never made widely available. Read morePublished on June 6, 2007 by Bradley F. Smith
Maybe 'Electric Gypsy' from Glebbeek is the ultimate biography , this however is more into Jimi's MUSICAL legacy.Full of detail and if you pick this up , you won't regret it...Published on September 24, 2005 by Georgios Kanakaris
Steven Roby has written a masterful account of Jimi Hendrix's recorded legacy. Black Gold is an essential resource for the dedicated Hendrix collector, and is also a great read... Read morePublished on September 8, 2003 by Mad Dog
For a beginner interested in the roots and history of one of the world's greatest influential guitar players who ever wakled the planet, you cant go past BLACK GOLD. Read morePublished on July 29, 2002 by Jimi Hendrix Fan
For anyone looking for the maximum in "Hendrix" information or history,this is "The Book" !! Read morePublished on June 19, 2002 by J.P. Morel