Jimi Hendrix was a musician whose impact permeated its way into the core of many popular styles of Western music today. One of Jimi’s most familiar original songs which still evokes the same levels of raw energy today is the classic Jimi Hendrix Experience‘s psychedelic ’60s anthem, “Foxey Lady,” which was recorded onto tape 56 years ago today on December 13th, 1966.

“Foxey Lady” was released in the United States on Reprise Records a year later in December 1967. The song also went on to appear on the North American release of 1967’s Are You Experienced.

To celebrate the song’s studio recording anniversary, revisit some sublime versions of the ageless rock tune as played throughout the years by Jimi and some of our other favorite artists.

To start off, watch the man himself shred the guitar with the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s classic rendition of the song from the 1968 Miami Pop Festival.

Jimi Hendrix – “Foxey Lady” – Miami Pop Festival 1968

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Fittingly, the Grateful Dead were also on the bill at the 1968 Miami Pop Festival. Listen to the Dead weave “Foxey Lady” into their jam a year later during a show at the Ark in Boston below.

Grateful Dead – “Foxey Lady” Jam – 4/21/69

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Roosevelt Collier, steel guitar extraordinaire, also covered the song during Brooklyn Comes Alive 2016. Bringing together guitarist Rob Compa and keyboardist Eli Winderman of Dopapod, bassist Michael League of Snarky Puppy, and drummer Adrian Tramontano of Kung Fu, Roosevelt Collier’s New York Get Down brought the house down with their rendition of “Foxy Lady” (which starts at 1:13:04) to close out their set.

Roosevelt Collier feat. Eli Winderman, Michael League, Adrian Tramontano, Rob Compa – “Foxey Lady” – Brooklyn Comes Alive 2016

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Fittingly, for the 25th anniversary of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert, the Jeff Beck Band and Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ Top joined forces to pay tribute to the song. Check out the powerhouse performance below.

Jeff Beck Band with Billy Gibbons – “Foxey Lady” 

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Next up, check out the boys from Greensky Bluegrass squeeze the track in between “Doing My Time” and “Worried About the Weather” from their October performance last year at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR. The song starts right around the 11-minute mark.

Greensky Bluegrass – “Doing My Time” > “Foxey Lady” > “Worried About the Weather” – 11/6/15

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Grace Potter crushes a duel cover of “Nothing But The Water” and “Foxey Lady” on her Flying V guitar during one of her recent Twilight Hour webcasts.

Grace Potter – “Nothing But The Water”, “Foxey Lady” – 5/25/20

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Close this run out by revisiting JHE’s rendition of “Foxey Lady” during the band’s storied visit to Maui in July 1970, which is the subject of a new documentary and live album.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Foxey Lady” – Live In Maui, 1970

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[Originally published 12/13/17]