500 Greatest Songs of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, 'Foxey Lady'
Producer: Chas Chandler
Released: Aug. '65, Reprise
4 weeks; No. 67
Heather Taylor, the future wife of the Who's Roger Daltrey, was said to have inspired this lip-smacking ode as Hendrix was gathering songs in London for his 1967 debut LP, Are You Experienced? Hendrix scrapes his pick down a guitar string, literally making it tremble with anticipation, before exploding into an indelibly dirty rift. "I'm comin' to getcha," he promises - and he did.
Appears on: Are You Experienced? (MCA)