Some Other Drum. Masculine Intuition. The People in Me. See See Rider. Come on In. Hey Joe. He rewrote them to play the Leaves a "dirty trick", accidentally authoring the version that everybody got to know. Byrds' guitarist and band leader Roger McGuinn recalled in an interview that "The reason Crosby did lead vocal on 'Hey Joe' was because it was his song.
He didn't write it but he was responsible for finding it. He'd wanted to do it for years but we would never let him. Then both Love and the Leaves had a minor hit with it and David got so angry that we had to let him do it. General consensus within the band and among critics was that the Byrds' version wasn't an entirely successful reading of the song and was inferior to previous recordings of the song by Love and the Leaves.
Crosby himself later admitted that the recording of the song was an error on his part, stating "It was a mistake, I shouldn't have done it. Everybody makes mistakes. The song would go on to become a staple of the Byrds' live concert repertoire during and Some accounts credit the slower version of the song by the British band the Creation as being the inspiration for Hendrix's version; Chandler and Hendrix saw them perform the song after Hendrix arrived in the UK, although the Creation's version was not released until after Hendrix's.
Nevertheless, "Hey Joe" as recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, with backing vocals by the Breakaways , remains the best-known version of the song  and is listed as No. The song was performed after the crowd, comprising the 80, who had not yet left the festival, cheered for an encore. Cher recorded a version of "Hey Joe" on Imperial Records in late , which peaked at number 94 on the Billboard Hot chart.
An AllMusic review noted that her version "makes for some fun" but was "not so spectacular" and "clearly the wrong material for this great singer. French singer Johnny Hallyday covered the song in French in His version reached No.
Marmalade recorded a version of the song in because they needed a B-side to their single "Lovin' Things" in a hurry, and because they thought it was a traditional song and as such, the band would get the songwriting royalties from it. But then the following year, the bloke who'd written the bloody song suddenly turned up out of the woodwork!
Lyrics in Zappa's version included "Hey Punk, where you goin' with that flower in your hand? You must log in or sign up to reply here. Show Ignored Content. Share This Page. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? The Litter. The BB Band. Dynamo's Rhythm Aces. Franco Battiato. Mel Brown and The Homewreckers. Popa Chubby. The Dukes of Hamburg. Robert Plant. Mike Onesko. Band of Joy. Doctor Mix and The Remix.
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The A. Location: Lexington, Massachusetts. Location: Eastern Shore. Nice reissue of the material on Sundazed. Bill , Dec 13, Location: Bullhead City, Arizona. The mono sinle mix beats the stereo, IMO. Location: st.Nov 13, · hey joe - MUSIC MACHINE (us) ORIG version album:: Music Machine - Turn On (The Music Machine) (Repertoire) This group fronted by Sean Bonniwell was one of .