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Due to popular demand, here are my four Hendrix/Robert Ludwig rips from 2009 again. The same rips, but slightly improved (see text).

I do not necessary support my view from 11 years ago anymore that these rips are the best available sounding versions out there for all tracks. They are what they are; Bob Ludwig's excellent masterings on slightly rumbly early 70s USA vinyl. They still sound very nice and definitely have something going for them. But we have also gotten very acceptable CD reissues of Cry of Love and Rainbow Bridge in the meantime, and although Hendrix In The West has been reissued with a slightly altered tracklist, it can easily be corrected on the HD with two tracks from the Purple boxset. That leaves only War Heroes, I guess.

Enjoy.
PS

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Jimi Hendrix - The Cry of Love - Orig. USA Robert Ludwig Cut (2009)
24bit/96kHz (Hi-Rez Audio for DVD Burning)

01 - Freedom
02 - Drifting
03 - Ezy Rider
04 - Night Bird Flying
05 - My Friend
06 - Straight Ahead
07 - Astro Man
08 - Angel
09 - In from the Storm
10 - Belly Button Window

All songs by Hendrix 

Produced by Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Kramer & Mitch Mitchell
Engineered by Eddie Kramer, John Jansen, Dave Palmer & Kim King.

Source: (Side 1: MS 2034 A   31184 - 1A / Side 2: MS 2034 A   31185 - 1A Sterling RL on both sides)

Technics 1210mk2 w/ AT-150 MLX stylus -> Yamaha CA-1010 (1979 Solid State Amp) ->RME ADI-2 A/D Interface (conversion to 24 bit, 96kHz) -> Click Repair (Cl: 18, Cr: 0) -> Adobe Audition 1.5 -> CueListTool v1.7 -> CueSplitter -> TLH (Flac 8)

(NB: Audition 1.5 was used for adjusting DC bias, editing, (incl. manual removal of clicks and pops), adding gain, and making the cue points.)

Vinyl Transfer & Restoration by Prof. Stoned

v1.0: 04-02-2009
v1.1: 19-07-2020 (same rip and restoration, EQ curve applied to re-balance the sound of the Audio Technica 150MLX for a more neutral presentation) 

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Jimi Hendrix - Rainbow Bridge - Orig. US Robert Ludwig Cut (2009)
24bit/96kHz (Hi-Rez Audio for DVD Burning)

01 - Dolly Dagger
02 - Earth Blues
03 - Pali Gap
04 - Room Full Of Mirrors
05 - The Star Spangled Banner
06 - Look Over Yonder
07 - Hear My Train a-Coming (Live)
08 - Hey Babe (The Land Of The New Rising Sun)

All songs by Hendrix except 5 Trad. adapted by Hendrix

Produced by Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Eddie Kramer & John Jansen
Engineered by Eddie Kramer, John Jansen, Dave Palmer, Kim King & Abe Jacobs

Source: (Side 1: MS 2040 A   31260 - 1A / Side 2: MS 2040 B   31261 - 1A Sterling RL on both sides)

Technics 1210mk2 w/ AT-150 MLX stylus -> Yamaha CA-1010 (1979 Solid State Amp) ->RME ADI-2 A/D Interface (conversion to 24 bit, 96kHz) -> Click Repair (Cl: 20, Cr: 0) -> Adobe Audition 1.5 -> CueListTool v1.7 -> CueSplitter -> TLH (Flac 8)

(NB: Audition 1.5 was used for adjusting DC bias, editing, (incl. manual removal of clicks and pops), adding gain, and making the cue points.)

Vinyl Transfer & Restoration by Prof. Stoned

v1.0: 09-02-2009
v1.1: 19-07-2020 (same rip and restoration, EQ curve applied to re-balance the sound of the Audio Technica 150MLX for a more neutral presentation) 

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Jimi Hendrix - Hendrix In The West - Orig. US Robert Ludwig Cut
24bit/96kHz (Hi-Rez Audio for DVD Burning)

01 - The Queen
02 - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
03 - Little Wing
04 - Red House
05 - Johnny B. Goode (1st set)
06 - Lover Man (2nd set)
07 - Blue Suede Shoes (soundcheck)
08 - Voodoo Chile

Produced by Eddie Kramer & John Jansen 
Recording Engineers: Abe Jacob (Wally Heider Recording), 
Pye Recording London, Chas Chandler.  
Remix: Eddie Kramer and John Jansen at Electric Lady Studios, NYC, 1971.

Recorded at 
Tr. 1-2: Euston Farm, Pilton, Isle of Wight (UK) September 30, 1970
Tr. 3,8: Royal Albert Hall, London (UK) February 24, 1969 
Tr. 4: San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA (US) May 24, 1969
Tr. 5-7: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA (US) May 30, 1970

Line up:
Jimi Hendrix: Vocal, Guitar
Mitch Mitchell: Drums
Billie Cox: Bass
Noel Redding: Bass on 3, 4, & 8

Source: (Side 1: MS 2049 A   31296 - 1A / Side 2: MS 2049 B   31297 - 1A Sterling RL on both sides)

Technics 1210mk2 w/ AT-150 MLX stylus -> Yamaha CA-1010 (1979 Solid State Amp) ->RME ADI-2 A/D Interface (conversion to 24 bit, 96kHz) -> Click Repair (Cl: 20, Cr: 0) -> Adobe Audition 1.5 -> CueListTool v1.7 -> CueSplitter -> TLH (Flac 8)

(NB: Audition 1.5 was used for adjusting DC bias, editing, (incl. manual removal of clicks and pops), adding gain, and making the cue points.)

Vinyl Transfer & Restoration by Prof. Stoned

v1.0: 12-03-2009
v1.1: 19-07-2020 (same rip and restoration, EQ curve applied to re-balance the sound of the Audio Technica 150MLX for a more neutral presentation) 

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Jimi Hendrix - War Heroes (1972) - Orig. US Robert Ludwig WLP Cut (2009)
24bit/96kHz (Hi-Rez Audio for DVD Burning)

01 - Bleeding Heart (Elmore James) 
02 - Highway Chile 	
03 - Tax Free (Bo Hanssen / Janne Karlssen)
04 - Peter Gunn (Henry Mancini) / Catastrophe (Bloom / Gade)  
05 - Stepping Stone  
06 - Midnight 
07 - Three Little Bears  	
08 - Beginning  (Mitch Mitchell) 
09 - Izabella 

All songs by Hendrix except those indicated.

Produced by Eddie Kramer & John Jansen
Engineered by Eddie Kramer, John Jansen, Gary Kellgren, 
Dave Palmer, Kim King, Bob Hughes & Tony Bongiovi
Remix at Electric Lady Studios by: Kramer / Jansen
Executive Producer: Michael Jeffrey

Line up:
Jimi Hendrix: Vocals, Guitars
Billy Cox: Bass  
Noel Redding: Bass on 2, 3, 6, 7
Mitch Mitchell: Drums
Albert & Arthur Allen: Backing Vocals on 9

Source: (Side 1: MS - 2103 A   31472 -A- 1H / Side 2: MS 2130  31473 -B- 1H Sterling RL on both sides)

Technics 1210mk2 w/ AT-150 MLX stylus -> Yamaha CA-1010 (1979 Solid State Amp) ->RME ADI-2 A/D Interface (conversion to 24 bit, 96kHz) -> Click Repair (Cl: 20, Cr: 0) -> Adobe Audition 1.5 -> TLH (Flac 8)

(NB: Audition 1.5 was used for adjusting DC bias, editing, (incl. manual removal of clicks and pops), adding gain, and making the cue points. CueListTool v1.7 & Mediaval CueSplitter were used for generating the .cue's & .m3u's. )

Vinyl Transfer & Restoration by Prof. Stoned

v1.0: 27-05-2009
v1.1: 19-07-2020 (same rip and restoration, EQ curve applied to re-balance the sound of the Audio Technica 150MLX for a more neutral presentation)