59k
Like

Riff: Jimi Hendrix – “Earth Blues”

Mar 4, 2013

On a mountain stands a woman/Hey I feel her shining light/Love must be the answer/Thank you Lord and keep her alright

from Earth Blues lyrics by Jimi Hendrix

Jimi strips away the psychedelics and opts for a cleaner, more streamlined sound, embracing his deep affinity for blues and funk. He laments over Earth’s trite sensibilities, and how the only point of salvation is love – a woman’s love; [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.

What is a RIFF?

A RIFF is a bonsai-trimmed song review in 300 characters or less, plugging your favorite lyric. Create your own, vote others to the TOP - the lyric is your oyster.

More Riffs

Alt-J – “Hunger of the Pine”

The Weeknd – “Often”

Clean Bandit – “Rather Be”

Shabazz Palaces – “#Cake”

Bob Dorough – “Figure Eight”

The Lovin’ Spoonful – “Summer in the City”

Ab-Soul – “W.R.O.H.”

Ab-Soul – “Ride Slow”

Ab-Soul – “Feelin’ Us”

Ab-Soul – “Stigmata”