Over a weepy guitar, and a hollowed out break via Buddy Miles, the king vehemently states his purpose. It’s an open-ended invitation of love, and all are welcome. The riffing is tame, allowing Jimi to harmonize in thoughtful ways – his admiration for Curtis Mayfield shining bright; [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.