23/10/1966 Jimi Hendrix Experience record their hit "Hey Joe"
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Hey Joe (Audio)
"Hey Joe" is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard and has been performed in many musical styles by hundreds of different artists. "Hey Joe" tells the story of a man who is on the run and planning to head to Mexico after shooting his unfaithful wife. The song was registered for copyright in the US in 1962 by Billy Roberts.