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


A copy of the rare Japanese “final” issue of Are You Experienced? by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, complete with original obi.

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Offered for sale is a scarce 1987 Japanese issue of Are You Experienced? by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, including the original obi.

This was the final Japanese issue of this LP before they discontinued pressing vinyl in 1989 and it sold poorly.

About this copy: This copy of Are You Experienced? is a 1987 Japanese pressing on the Polydor label with the green “Nice Price” obi and lyric insert.

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 a small crease near the spine.  The obi is M-.  The insert is M-.

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.

A beautiful copy of a classic LP and the nicest copy of this pressing that we’ve ever seen.

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:
18MM 0603
Year of Release: 1987
Format: Mono
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Additional information

Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in
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