The Wind Cries Mary

1967 single by the Jimi Hendrix Experience / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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"The Wind Cries Mary" is a rock ballad[1] written by Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix wrote the song as a reconciliatory love song for his girlfriend in London, Kathy Etchingham. More recent biographical material indicated that some of the lyrics appeared in poetry written by Hendrix earlier in his career when he was in Seattle.

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"The Wind Cries Mary"
West German single picture sleeve
Single by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
A-side"Purple Haze" (US)
B-side"Highway Chile" (UK)
  • May 5, 1967 (1967-05-05) (UK)
  • June 19, 1967 (US)
RecordedJanuary 11, 1967
StudioDe Lane Lea, London
Songwriter(s)Jimi Hendrix
Producer(s)Chas Chandler
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