The Cry of Love
Also known as The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Formation date
Formation place New York City, New York, USA
First gig April 25th, 1970
Last gig September 6th, 1970
Manager(s) Mike Jeffery
Members Jimi Hendrix
Mitch Mitchell
Billy Cox
For the album of the same name, see The Cry of Love (album).

The Cry of Love (officially known as The Jimi Hendrix Experience) was a band comprising guitarist/singer/songwriter Jimi Hendrix, drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist Billy Cox. Formed in New York in March 1970 after the breakup of the Band of Gypsys, the band were active for six months until Hendrix's death in September.



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Band membersEdit


The Cry of Love

Jimi HendrixMitch MitchellBilly Cox

Famous performances
Berkeley Community TheatreAtlanta Pop FestivalRainbow BridgeIsle of Wight FestivalOpen Air Love & Peace Festival

Main bands

The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceGypsy Sun and RainbowsBand of GypsysThe Cry of Love