Apparently, the song is about a dream Hendrix had where he was walking under the sea.
Look closely at the backline of this 1965 clip from the television show Night Train to find Hendrix rocking out to “Shotgun.”
“Purple Haze” is not only a signature Hendrix song, but also a signature psychedelic drug song.
The next hurdle was licensing the music from the Hendrix estate.
The song features special backing vocals from Hendrix and the addition of Al Kooper on piano.
Perhaps, though, he was waiting to see what Hendrix meant to feed him.
Trench was arguing frantically with the pompous figure of Captain Hendrix.
Farmer Hendrix did get killed in an accident to some of the plants, but we've still got air enough.
And Hendrix came charging up, his men straggling behind him.
The others recovered of their wounds, but one of them named Hendrix is still a cripple.