Today May 12th, 1967, "Are You Experienced", the debut album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience was released in the United Kingdom. It would make it up to #2 in England. Three months later it would hit the scene here in the U.S.A. and make it up to #5.
One of the top debut albums from 1967, the Jimi Hendrix Experiences first collection “Are You Experienced” entered the album charts. The initial tune released this week as a single was “Purple Haze” that made it up only to #65.