^Potash, Chris (编). The Jimi Hendrix Companion: Three Decades of Commentary. Schirmer Books. 1996: 66. ISBN 978-0-02864-609-1. With drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist Noel Redding [Jimi Hendrix] formed the Jimi Hendrix Experience. They were the first of the super high energy bands — the epitome of acid rock.
^Marten, Neville. Guitar Heaven: The Most Famous Guitars to Electrify Our World. Collins Design. 2007: 10. ISBN 978-0-06-135944-6. Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience were both three-piece blues-rock bands but, whereas Clapton with his Gibson SG or ES-335 made huge, dark, distorted tones, Hendrix's Strat was generally cleaner and sweeter.