Jimi Hendrix – Are You Experienced? Japan mono LP with obi


Free U.S. shipping!  A 1987 Japanese mono pressing of Are You Experienced? by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, complete with original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese mono pressing of Are You Experienced? by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, including the original obi.

This 1987 issue was the last version of the album to be released in Japan before major record companies stopped pressing records in 1989.  Most of the copies of this issue were sold on compact disc, making the vinyl relatively rare.

About this copy: This copy of Are You Experienced? is a 1987 Japanese pressing on the Polydor label of an album that was originally released in 1967.

This LP is mono, as were all Japanese pressings of Are You Experienced?  The album contains the UK track listing, including “Red House,” which was dropped from the U.S. issue.

The cover is M- with trace wear at the lower left hand corner.  The obi is M-.  The insert is M-.

The disc is M- with a couple of spindle marks on the labels but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a classic LP.

Background: Released in 1967, Are You Experienced? was the debut LP by Jimi Hendrix and the first of only three studio albums to be released in his lifetime.  It’s also one of the most influential rock albums ever made.

The LP reached #2 on the UK charts and #5 in the U.S.

Allmusic.com gave Are You Experienced? a 5 star review:

One of the most stunning debuts in rock history, and one of the definitive albums of the psychedelic era. On Are You Experienced?, Jimi Hendrix synthesized various elements of the cutting edge of 1967 rock into music that sounded both futuristic and rooted in the best traditions of rock, blues, pop, and soul. It was his mind-boggling guitar work, of course, that got most of the ink, building upon the experiments of British innovators like Jeff Beck and Pete Townshend to chart new sonic territories in feedback, distortion, and sheer volume.


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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Polydor
Catalog Number:
18 MM 0603
Year of Release: 1987
Format: Mono
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Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in