Not necessarily stoned, but beautiful

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

May 12

Steve Winwood1948: Steve Winwood is born.

Hendrix Experience

U.K. album sleeve

1967: Are You Experienced, the debut album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, is released in the U.K. It is an immediate commercial and critical success, shooting to #2 on the U.K. album chart. The only thing keeping it from #1 is The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. It is still on the charts when the second Hendrix Experience album, Axis: Bold as Love, is released. Track lists for the U.K. and U.S. versions of the album differ. Here’s one that’s on both: