Header

WAR HEROES

Jimi Hendrix

Proto-Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Jimi Hendrix War Heroes album cover
3.11 | 19 ratings | 3 reviews | 11% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy JIMI HENDRIX Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1972

Songs / Tracks Listing

Side one
1. Bleeding Heart (Elmore James) - 3:18
2. Highway Chile - 3:34
3. Tax Free (Bo Hansson, Janne Karlsson) - 4:58
4. Peter Gunn Catastrophe (Henry Mancini, Hendrix) - 2:20

Side two
1. Stepping Stone - 4:11
2. Midnight (Noel Redding) - 5:35
3. 3 Little Bears - 4:16
4. Beginning (Mitch Mitchell) - 4:13
5. Izabella - 2:51

Lyrics

Search JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes tabs

Line-up / Musicians

Jimi Hendrix - guitars, lead vocals, bass on track 1, backing vocals on track 9
Mitch Mitchell - drums
Noel Redding - bass on tracks 2, 6 and 7
Billy Cox - bass on tracks 4, 5, 8 and 9, backing vocals on track 9
Buddy Miles - drums on tracks 5 and 9 (track 5 wiped), backing vocals on track 9
Juma Sultan - percussion on tracks 1, 8 and 9 (track 8 wiped), bongos on track 8 (wiped)
Jerry Velez - percussion on track 9



Releases information

Posthumous release consisting of unfinished songs and jams.

Label: Polydor

Thanks to marktheshark for the addition
and to zowieziggy for the last updates
Edit this entry

JIMI HENDRIX MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes Music


War HeroesWar Heroes
Import
Polydor
Audio CD$49.95 (used)
War Heroes [Vinyl LP]War Heroes [Vinyl LP]
Polydor
Vinyl$25.93 (used)
Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes - Polydor - 2459 389Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes - Polydor - 2459 389
Polydor
Vinyl$27.39 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
JIMI HENDRIX: War Heroes LP (Australia, laminated cover) Rock & Pop USD $20.00 Buy It Now 20h 56m
JIMI HENDRIX WAR HEROS LP 12" VINYL RECORD POLYDOR US IMPORT MINT USD $15.99 [0 bids]
1 day
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes Japan 1st 1972 Press, ULTRASONIC CLEANED, A+ SOUND! USD $36.90 Buy It Now 1 day
THE CRY OF LOVE / WAR HEROES - JIMI HENDRIX IMPORT USD $69.99 Buy It Now 1 day
JIMI HENDRIX: War Heroes BARCLAY vinyl lp IMPORT rare ORIGINAL NM- HEAVY! USD $60.00 Buy It Now 1 day
Jimi Hendrix "War Heros" MS2103 33 rpm 12" Rock 1972 EX LP USD $40.00 Buy It Now 1 day
War Heroes Jimi Hendrix 2302-020 Album 1972 LP Vinyl Polydor 1st Press UK EX USD $29.95 Buy It Now 2 days
JIMI HENDRIX - War Heroes (EX/NM) Australian Pressing RARE FUZZ PSYCH HARD ROCK USD $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes LP Polydor Australia Import Record USD $44.95 Buy It Now 2 days
Jimi Hendrix 60s ROCK LP War Heroes 1972 HOLLAND ISSUE USD $24.98 Buy It Now 2 days
JIMI HENDRIX: War Heroes LP (Japan late-70s reissue, insert & obi, nearly new!) USD $35.00 Buy It Now 2 days
Jimi Hendrix LP War Heroes - Australia Edition Vinyl Record - Polydor 2310 208 USD $12.99 [0 bids]
USD $19.99 Buy It Now
2 days
JIMI HENDRIX/WAR HEROES ORIG UK 2302 020 USD $63.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes OOP CD. japanese import. mint cond. free shipping USD $29.50 Buy It Now 3 days
Jimi Hendrix-War Heroes Japan Import LP w/OBI and Insert Near Mint USD $41.38 Buy It Now 3 days
TWO 1972 Jimi Hendrix albums 1966 sessions ROOTS OF HENDRIX & War Heroes POSTER USD $39.95 Buy It Now 5 days
JIMI HENDRIX-WAR HEROS-POLYDOR 2485 229-HOLLAND-NO BARCODES NM/VG+ LP USD $19.98 Buy It Now 5 days
Jimi Hendrix NM Germany 1993 CD War Heroes USD $64.99 Buy It Now 5 days
JIMI HENDRIX - WAR HEROES - VINYL LP ALBUM NEAR MINT (NM) USD $23.99 Buy It Now 5 days
JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE War Heroes LP 9 Track Pressed In Norway For Scandanavian USD $33.90 Buy It Now 6 days
JIMI HENDRIX WAR HEROES / WITH OBI USD $99.99 [0 bids]
6 days
JIMI HENDRIX double lp WAR HEROES / CRY OF LOVE polydor 2459 3898 near mint USD $61.53 Buy It Now 6 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes 8 Track Tape TESTED USD $20.00 Buy It Now 6 days
JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes POLYDOR UK 1st Press A1/B1 LP  USD $33.84 Buy It Now 7 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes 12" LP RECORD REPRISE RECORDS (B2) USD $6.27 Buy It Now 8 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes LP Polydor England Import Rare Record Never Played USD $59.99 Buy It Now 8 days
JIMI HENDRIX WAR HEROES RARE ORIGINAL REPRISE lp '72 experience ms2103 rare WOW! USD $44.00 Buy It Now 9 days
Jimi Hendrix Hendrix in the West & War Heroes France USD $117.95 Buy It Now 9 days
Jimi Hendrix Experience War heroes POCP-2024 1991 Japan CD with pinup USD $39.99 Buy It Now 9 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes Import LP USD $39.99 Buy It Now 10 days
Jimi Hendrix: War Heroes Rare French Barclay LP USD $23.06 Buy It Now 10 days
Jimi Hendrix: war heroes USD $45.00 Buy It Now 10 days
JIMI HENDRIX: War Heroes LP (France, laminated cover very sl cw) Rock USD $35.00 Buy It Now 10 days
JIMI HENDRIX WAR HEROES LP*AUSTRALIAN POLYDOR 2310208*E USD $23.22 Buy It Now 10 days
JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes LP Album Vinyl 1972 Reprise MS 2103 USD $7.99 Buy It Now 11 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes Original Vinyl LP Record Album Reprise VG+ USD $18.00 Buy It Now 11 days
Jimi Hendrix LP War Heroes JAPAN WITH OBI USD $35.00 Buy It Now 11 days
Jimi Hendrix "War Heros" Stepping Stone Izabella Beginnings 1972 - 8 Track USD $13.89 Buy It Now 11 days
Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes CD ALBUM USD $23.06 Buy It Now 12 days
Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes on Reprise Records MS 2103 USD $19.99 Buy It Now 14 days
JIMI HENDRIX - War Heroes LP (RARE Japanese Import w/OBI) MINT- USD $74.99 Buy It Now 14 days
Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes Polydor 2302 020 UK 1972 vinyl 12" LP A1/B1 1st press USD $38.44 Buy It Now 16 days
JIMI HENDRIX WAR HEROES polydor A1B1 UK LP nr MINT USD $32.29 Buy It Now 16 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes LP Rock Psych Fuzz 33 RPM 1972 inner sleeve USD $6.99 Buy It Now 17 days
WOW Ultra Rare Great Old Vintage 1972 War Heroes Jimi Hendrix 8 Track USD $44.99 Buy It Now 18 days
JIMI HENDRIX WAR HEROES VINYL LP RECORD LABEL CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT USD $7.99 Buy It Now 19 days
JIMI HENDRIX WAR HEROES ORIGINAL LP USD $225.00 Buy It Now 19 days
JIMI HENDRIX - War Heroes. Cassette. USD $4.60 Buy It Now 20 days
Jimi Hendrix LP War Heroes USD $12.31 Buy It Now 22 days
Jimi Hendrix LP War Heros URUGUAY USD $25.00 Buy It Now 23 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes & Cry of Love Double Vinyl LP Polydor Label 2302023 USD $69.22 Buy It Now 23 days
Jimi Hendrix ?- The Cry Of Love / War Heroes OOP RARE CD-maximum USD $45.00 Buy It Now 23 days
Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes LP UK 1972 EX+/EX- # Classic Rock USD $30.77 Buy It Now 24 days
Jimi Hendrix WAR HEROES 1984 German CD very hard to find USD $49.99 Buy It Now 24 days
JIMI HENDRIX , War Heroes , France Pressing , LP , VG+ USD $14.48 Buy It Now 25 days
War Heroes Jimi Hendrix CD rare West Germany Release USD $109.99 Buy It Now 26 days
JIMI HENDRIX "War Heroes" CD 1988 Polydor ?813 573-2 RARE West Germany Press USD $52.99 Buy It Now 26 days
JIMI HENDRIX - WAR HEROES, JAPAN vinyl LP + OBI, MPX 4014 USD $32.99 Buy It Now 26 days
JIMI HENDRIX: War Heroes LP (original '72 pressing tan label, w/ company inner USD $45.00 Buy It Now 27 days
4/11/72Pgn14 Jimi Hendrix, War Heroes Advert 15x5 Polydor USD $10.75 Buy It Now 28 days
JIMI HENDRIX-WAR HEROES-BARCLAY LP 80467-1972 FRANCE IMPORT-XLENT ALL USD $9.95 Buy It Now 28 days
Jimi Hendrix War Heroes Italy Cassette Tape Polydor ?- 3100 176 USD $14.99 Buy It Now 28 days
JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes WARNER BROS LP USD $15.00 Buy It Now 29 days
Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes - RARE Israel Israeli 1973 Polydor 2310208 LP LISTEN USD $36.74 Buy It Now 29 days
LP axis bold as love =mono=
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $22.04
7" can you please crawl out of your window / burning of the midnight lamp
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $9.79
7" come on (let the good times roll) calling all the devil's children
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $9.79
LP experience part 2 o.s.t.
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $13.18
7" fire - touch you (record store day 2011 exclusive - limited)
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $7.62
7" fire/foxey lady (black friday 2013 - limited - exclusive)
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $8.61
LP merry christmas and a happy new year
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $16.23
LP studio outtakes vol 1
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $18.28
LP the rainbow bridge concert
JIMI HENDRIX
~ USD $17.32


More places to buy JIMI HENDRIX music online Buy JIMI HENDRIX & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for JIMI HENDRIX DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes ratings distribution


3.11
(19 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(11%)
11%
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(26%)
26%
Good, but non-essential (58%)
58%
Collectors/fans only (5%)
5%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

JIMI HENDRIX War Heroes reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by ZowieZiggy
PROG REVIEWER
3 stars After ''The Cry Of Love'' and the soundtrack ''Rainbow Bridge'', this is the third album published after Jimi's dead.

This work is not essential but it is not bad either. Some tracks are quite good actually and fully deserved to be released. At least it is MVHHO (my very humble and honest opinion).

Both openers ''Bleeding Heart'' and even more the great ''Highway Chile'' definitely belong to the genuine Hendrix discography. The tracks are short, the riffs are infectious (especially during ''Highway Chile'' which is the highlight of this album).

It is of course a difficult work to apprehend from a prog prospective (but so is his entire catalogue, right?). This sort of albums can only be of interest to die-hard fans of the Master. But I wouldn't rate this as a one or two stars album. Just because it holds very good musical moments.

Like the fine and rather hectic instrumental ''Tax Free''. Some sort of wild jam performed with high skills. At least, I receive it this way, but I'm sometimes biased in terms of Hendrix music.

Not all tracks are jewels of course: the quite disputable ''Peter Gunn/Catastrophe'' holds it all in its title. It is the only track which hasn't been compiled on other albums. One immediately knows why.

Press next to discover the vigorous ''Stepping Stone''. A delight for those who have an inclination for Hendrix magic guitar play. I am one of those. It is a very wild track, that goes into lots of directions: some might call it loose but remember that several tracks were unfinished, so.

There is one track written by Noel Redding (''Midnight'') which is a fine rock instrumental (on the heavy edge to be honest) and another one composed by Mitch Mitchell, the other ''Experience'' guy. It is another excellent instrumental track. Full of passion and wildness. The classic ''Izabella'' has to be remembered as well, although I far much prefer the live renditions of this song. The choirs are particularly painful to be honest.

Most of the songs featured on this album are available on later recordings (''First Rays Of The New Rising Sun'' and ''South Saturn Delta''). Both of these albums can be considered as compilations, but not this one IMO. But I'll discuss this sometime on the forum.

Another uninteresting track is the reggae-ish ''Little Bears''. Although it sounds fresh musically, and Jimi seems to have fun here, it is not my cup of tea, especially during some childish passages.

This is globally a good album for Hendrix fans. If you are a casual one only, you should stick to ''Are You Experienced'' in terms of studio album and to ''Live at the Fillmore East'' or even better ''Live at Woodstock'' in terms of live recordings.

Still, three stars.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
Review by Sean Trane
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Prog Folk
3 stars Last album that most expert consider valid, exploiting recorded material finished in an acceptable manner that Jimi would've (maybe) released. These tapes were found at the Electric Lady studio, and even feature three tracks with Noel Redding on bass, the rest being handled by either Jimi or Billy Cox.

What to say of the music, except that we are in a typical Hendrix mode and sonically, this is much wilder than Cry Of Love, but also much less refined and sometimes the rawness is chilling my spine. Indeed guitar bonanza tracks like Midnight or Tax Free are almost blues- derived jams that soar, with some great drumming, pedestrian bass and searing guitar histrionics. Exactly the type of track that inspired Italy's Garibaldy or Germany's Guru Guru in their early days. Beginnings is somewhere between the jam and the song and might be the most interesting for progheads with its tempo changes. At other times, some tracks are song format such as the almost-finished Bleeding Heart or Highway Chile or the work-in-progress cute 3 Little Bears or Izabella. And then there is the useless but aptly-titled Peter Gunn "Catastrophe" obviously included as a filler, just like that unjustified Stepping Stone version.

As I said above, if you care for Hendrix's career, but don't want to do with exploiting products, War Heroes is (with some rare exceptions) the last album chronologically that you should venture in. In this regard, avoid the next two, Crash Landing and Midnight Lamp, where a producer erased the bass and drums to record them anew. So three starsd is well paid for such an album. All I can say from those three legit posthumous releases is that I see no evidence that Jimi was to start in a jazz or funk mode. WH, CoL and RB are well in the line of Electric Ladyland.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password
Review by Evolver
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Crossover & JazzRock/Fusion Teams
3 stars I actually like this album a lot. Most of it is studio jamming. Some of it sounds like complete songs. But on all of it, Jimi Hendrix was in excellent form on his guitar. Some of it (as in Peter Gunn, where the jam falls apart, and the band then breaks into Catastrophe, and 3 Little Bears ) gets a little silly, but these are studio leftovers, so some lapses are expected.

Especially impressive is Beginning, a somewhat proggy piece with shifting motifs, with Jimi deftly switching between rhythm and lead lines without missing a beat. So it's not the most polished Hendix album, but I like to hear his guitar in the raw.

Three stars.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of JIMI HENDRIX "War Heroes"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.97 seconds