In an interview, DonCovay affirmed that the main guitar you hear is not Jimmy who only did some fill-ins but Ronnie Miller. Jimmy only plays some rhythm guitar on the track.
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Hendrix obviously loved the song as he later included it in the early Experience repertoire it is often listed on unofficial releases as "Have Mercy" and you can hear Jimi, Mitch and Noel play it on the bootleg of the Oldhqm Club concert, recorded in February rather poor sound however and also at the Stora Scenen, Lund, Sweden, in September better sound but the power failed half-way through dammit!
Their version is lldham very faithful reproduction of this original single. Funky Yo-o was comprised of s demos Nice mature lady for guy that one track features Hendrix!
The track is called "Three Time Loser". A quick check on Youtube and it does sound like Jimi's rhythm playing on ther perhaps not the solo though.
This is very early Hendrix or rather "Maurice James" as he called himself at the time! It's a totally wild song, a sort of crazy rap where the band imitate Ray Charles, James Brown and Stevie Wonder, shouting all over the place.
In "Part 2" he gets the chance to play a short solo. These songs recorded with The Isley Brothers appeared in altered form on the album "In The Beginning" with Jimmy's guitar parts mixed up front and new vocal tracks.
It opens with Jimmy's guitar in a gentle "Little Wing" type way, before the song continues in standard soul fashion. Jimmy's guitar comes over very clearly here and he puts in a great little solo.
Few recording sessions were done with Hendrix however. In the late sixties or early seventies a Hendrix imitator oldhak even overdubbed on some Richard tapes to cash in on the legend.
Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced’
The album "Friends From The Beginning" doesn't even contain the track here, which is reportedly the only one that Jimmy is said to have definately played on! Young Jimmy's contribution on this dreary song is very low key and the song drags on. Note also that Billy Preston plays organ on this. The A-side is simply fkxy alternate take of the first single.