Little Wing- favorite version*

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  1. SKBubba

    SKBubba Forum Resident Thread Starter

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  2. steveharris

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    As for the covers I like Kirk Hammet’s live version during his solo on Metallica’s 88-89 Tour.Projects even more intensity than blues only dudes.
     
  3. StarThrower62

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    I haven't heard that many but I like SRV. Tuck & Patti have done some great Hendrix covers as well. Derek & The Dominoes was the first one I heard back in the 70s.
     
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  4. Rafael Blues

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    The original version is incomparable.
     
  5. Maurice

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    I always liked Concrete Blonde’s cover from a 1990 b-side which featured drumming from Roxy Music’s Paul Thompson.
     
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  6. steve phillips

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    Original. SRV's is good, but I think he should have sung it. D&TD version is good because it's different.
     
  7. ivtoon

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    Thank you.
     
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  9. E_Braunn_Fan

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    The original.

    My favorite cover has always been the live version by the Meat Puppets below:

     
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  10. smoke

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    The one on the original In The West lp (also purple box), the date escapes me but it’s hands down the best.
     
  11. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Dayman, fighter of the Nightman

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    1. Stevie
    2. Sting
    3. Derek and the Dominoes
     
  12. FloydMaui

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    As stated above, the original is incomparable
    but the Derek & the Dominos version is quite distinctive and is probably the one I was most exposed to .... the Layla LP got played a lot by the "adults" when I was a kid in the early 70s.... though Axis was around too.
     
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  13. ianuaditis

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    Mine is from the Kang of Country Western Troubadours:

    Unknown Hinson
     
  14. SurrealCereal

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    I love the original for its mellow sound and watery, iridescent guitars, but I think the soul and passion Derek & the Dominos lend to the song might make their version my favorite.
     
  15. PacificOceanBlue

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    Hendrix's original studio master.

    I have never really liked many of its covers. If I have to choose a cover version, probably will go with SRV's instrumental take.
     
  16. Purple Jim

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    Royal Albert Hall - 24 Feb 1969
    My favourite too. The original version from Axis isn't far behind (too short!).

    I like SRV's cover but nothing else.
     
  17. joefont

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    I'm with you on this one! :righton:
     
  18. SurrealCereal

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    I'm also a big fan of the rainbow version ;)
     
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  19. unclefred

    unclefred Coastie with the Moastie

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    Hendrix
    SRV
    Clapton
    Hiram bullock on guitar with Sting.
     
  20. Uncle Meat

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    This is the one I like as well... guitar lines are beautiful
     
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  21. asdf35

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    Came here to post the Meat Puppets version. Not that it's the best version, but it's the Meat Puppets!
    2/3 of the band may/may not be on acid.

    Same performance, different camera:
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x8meuv
     
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  22. PHILLYQ

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    How about Jeff Beck:
     
  23. DTK

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    I swear by the original Hendrix studio version, with the Albert Hall and Winterland live versions runners up.
    Don't enjoy any cover version but can tolerate the Derek and The Dominos cover because it's so different as to almost be another song.
     
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  24. PADYBU

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    Echoing others, Royal Albert Hall 24/02/1969, Original Hendrix In The West LP, Mastered by Robert Ludwig
     
  25. BourbonAndVinyl

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    The only three I ever liked were by Stevie Ray Vaughn, Derek And the Dominos and the Sting one...
     

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