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Riff: Jimi Hendrix – “Bleeding Heart”

Mar 4, 2013

I hear the birds call my name/Ah little birds call me/Cause my heart is so much in pain

from Bleeding Heart lyrics by Jimi Hendrix

Steeped in a thick smattering of raw, slow roasted blues, Jimi pours his heart out in a windstorm of wailing confessionals. He acknowledges both sides of solitude, but by end all he can hope for is a little bit of love to ease his sorrows; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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