Family of late musician Jimi Hendrix inks licensing deal with MCA for his $90 million works

February 1997
Jet;2/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 13, p35
Reports that Experience Hendrix, the company owned and run by members of the family of late musician Jimi Hendrix, signed a worldwide licensing agreement with MCA Records for the catalog of his music. Background on the deal, Hendrix's career, and his death in 1970.


Related Articles

  • Hendrix family, MCA reach global deal. Verna, Paul; Schenfeld, Robyn // Billboard;02/08/97, Vol. 109 Issue 6, p6 

    Reports on the joint venture launched by Experience Hendrix, comprised of members of the late Jimi Hendrix's family, and MCA Records, which will bring the work of the musician together for distribution. The worldwide licensing pact; Titles to be released; Plans for a Hendrix-themed benefit show...

  • BILLBOARD EXCLUSIVE: NEW 'AXIS'. Christman, Ed // Billboard;9/5/2009, Vol. 121 Issue 35, p8 

    The article reports on an eight year, worldwide licensing deal which the firm Experience Hendrix has negotiated with Sony Music Entertainment to have rights to the master recordings of former rock music guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Sony's plans to issue deluxe editions of three of Hendrix's...

  • MCA sues over Hendrix rights. Morris, Chris // Billboard;01/11/97, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p12 

    Reports that MCA Records has filed a suit against four music companies, arguing that the companies have all breached contracts to sell various right to the music of the late guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Companies involved in the suit; The suit filed by Al Hendrix against the same companies; Details...

  • ASCAP goes strong on its classic rock repertory with renewal of Jimi Hendrix's catalogue.  // Radio & Music;11/19/2015, p10 

    The article reports renewal of agreement between Experience Hendrix LLC, sole heir of legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). It mentions that as part of the new agreement, ASCAP will take care of usage of songs of Hendrix. It...

  • McFarlane Adds Hendrix, Elvis To Action-Figure Series. Orshoski, Wes // Billboard;12/20/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 51, p65 

    Reports on the decision of Experience Hendrix to allow McFarlane Toys to manufacture the music action figure of rock musician Jimi Hendrix. Description of a sample of the music action figure; Cost of the figure; Views of Janie Hendrix, manager at Experience Hendrix, on the figure; Plans for the...

  • Experience Hendrix Preps Tribute CD. Walsh, Christopher // Billboard;10/2/2004, Vol. 116 Issue 40, p33 

    Focuses on the music albums being prepared by Electric Lady Studios as tribute to late guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Total sales of the previous Experience Hendrix titles that were released in 1998 and 1999; Information on the songs that will be included in the albums; Reason for creating Dagger Records.

  • MCA cooks up `Voodoo Soup'. Verna, Paul // Billboard;4/8/95, Vol. 107 Issue 14, p8 

    Reports on MCA Records' release of `Voodoo Soup,' a compilation of Jimi Hendrix's songs. Tracks included in the album; Incorporation of newly recorded drum tracks by former Knack drummer Bruce Gary in two songs; Other Hendrix reissues from MCA; Marketing of `Voodoo Soup.'

  • Hendrix happening.  // Billboard;04/05/97, Vol. 109 Issue 14, p85 

    Presents a photograph of executives from MCA Records, Universal Music Group, and Experience Hendrix at a celebration of a licensing agreement.

  • Isley Brothers, Jimi Hendrix inducted into Hall of Fame.  // Jet;2/3/92, Vol. 81 Issue 15, p52 

    Recounts the ceremony in which black performers, the Isley Brothers, Sam and Dave, Booker T. and the MGs and the late Jimi Hendrix's The Jimi Hendrix Experience, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Other inductees; Isley Brothers' career; Careers of other inductees.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics