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    Jimi Hendrix Handwritten Lyrics, an Early Version of "Earth Blues" (Circa 1969). On an odd-shaped thin sheet of 13.5" x 8.25" paper are found the following lyrics, written by Hendrix in black ink: "Hear me Sister/ Hear me Brother/ Help me lover/ To Keep the light/ Keep it Shining [sic] Bright/ for Every Body/ every day and nite". This would certainly seem to be an early idea sketch for the song "Earth Blues", a song not released during his lifetime. Studio versions would posthumously be issued first on the Rainbow Bridge soundtrack in 1971, then later on the First Rays of the New Rising Sun album in 1997, and most recently as the lead track on the People, Hell and Angels album. A live version appeared on the Live at the Fillmore East album in 1999. A rare, desirable, and historic piece of the Hendrix legacy. Rough around the edges with a tear that affects the first word, otherwise the writing is unaffected, Very Good. COA From Heritage Auctions

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    September, 2015
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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