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Do you guys know what (if anything) Mitch Mitchell went on to do, musically, after the Jimi Hendrix Experience?

After Hendrix's death, Mitchell (with engineer Eddie Kramer) finished production work on multiple incomplete Hendrix recordings, resulting in the posthumous releases The Cry of Love and Rainbow Bridge. In 1972, he teamed up with guitarists Mike Pinera (from Iron Butterfly) and April Lawton to form the innovative act Ramatam. They recorded one album and were Emerson, Lake & Palmer's opening act at a number of concerts. Interestingly, Mitchell had been offered the drum spot in ELP during 1970, but turned it down in favour of playing with Hendrix. Ramatam never achieved commercial success and Mitchell left the act before their second LP was released. Mitchell also performed in some concerts with Terry Reid, Jack Bruce and Jeff Beck (substituting for drummer Cozy Powell, then sick).

According to Eddie Kramer's book Hendrix: Setting the Record Straight, Michael Jeffery, Hendrix's manager, relegated Mitchell and Noel Redding to paid employees without an ownership share in future revenues. This limited their earnings to a low rate and led to Mitchell and Redding being largely excluded from sharing in future revenues generated from their work with the Experience. This arrangement pressured Mitchell in the mid-1970s to sell a prized Hendrix guitar. In addition, he sold his small legal claim to future Hendrix record sales for a sum reported to be about $200,000. In 1974, he auditioned for Paul McCartney's band Wings, but was turned down in favour of drummer Geoff Britton.

For the rest of the 1970s through to the 1990s, Mitchell continued to perform and occasionally record, usually under the radar of most of his fans. He kept reasonably busy with session work (such as Junior Brown's Long Walk Back album) as well as participating in various Hendrix-related recordings, videos, and interviews.

In 1999, Mitchell appeared on the Bruce Cameron's album Midnight Daydream that included Billy Cox and Buddy Miles along with Jack Bruce. Mitchell, seemingly in an attempt to satisfy the most enthusiastic fans of his drum work with Hendrix, even played a series of live shows with the Hendrix emulator Randy Hansen. Most recently, he was part of the Gypsy Sun Experience, along with Cox and guitarist Gary Serkin. He became semi-retired, living in Europe.

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After Hendrix's death, Mitchell (with engineer Eddie Kramer) finished production work on multiple incomplete Hendrix recordings, resulting in the posthumous releases The Cry of Love and Rainbow Bridge. In 1972, he teamed up with guitarists Mike Pinera (from Iron Butterfly) and April Lawton to form the innovative act Ramatam. They recorded one album and were Emerson, Lake & Palmer's opening act at a number of concerts. Interestingly, Mitchell had been offered the drum spot in ELP during 1970, but turned it down in favour of playing with Hendrix. Ramatam never achieved commercial success and Mitchell left the act before their second LP was released. Mitchell also performed in some concerts with Terry Reid, Jack Bruce and Jeff Beck (substituting for drummer Cozy Powell, then sick).

According to Eddie Kramer's book Hendrix: Setting the Record Straight, Michael Jeffery, Hendrix's manager, relegated Mitchell and Noel Redding to paid employees without an ownership share in future revenues. This limited their earnings to a low rate and led to Mitchell and Redding being largely excluded from sharing in future revenues generated from their work with the Experience. This arrangement pressured Mitchell in the mid-1970s to sell a prized Hendrix guitar. In addition, he sold his small legal claim to future Hendrix record sales for a sum reported to be about $200,000. In 1974, he auditioned for Paul McCartney's band Wings, but was turned down in favour of drummer Geoff Britton.

For the rest of the 1970s through to the 1990s, Mitchell continued to perform and occasionally record, usually under the radar of most of his fans. He kept reasonably busy with session work (such as Junior Brown's Long Walk Back album) as well as participating in various Hendrix-related recordings, videos, and interviews.

In 1999, Mitchell appeared on the Bruce Cameron's album Midnight Daydream that included Billy Cox and Buddy Miles along with Jack Bruce. Mitchell, seemingly in an attempt to satisfy the most enthusiastic fans of his drum work with Hendrix, even played a series of live shows with the Hendrix emulator Randy Hansen. Most recently, he was part of the Gypsy Sun Experience, along with Cox and guitarist Gary Serkin. He became semi-retired, living in Europe.

thank you so much that is exactly what i was looking for also that thing about him and wings was extemely mind-boggaling to me and how they didnt take him

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Do you guys know what (if anything) Mitch Mitchell went on to do, musically, after the Jimi Hendrix Experience?

How's it going "Hots on for nowhere?" I hope all is well with you. As all of you are well aware, Mitch Mitchell passed away on Wednesday, 12 November 2008 at age 61. THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE (Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding & Mitch Mitchell) are now playing great daily gigs in the sky. If you hear the wind you can still hear them play "When The Wind Cries Mary." Hail Hail Rock n' Roll! ROCK ON!

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How's it going "Hots on for nowhere?" I hope all is well with you. As all of you are well aware, Mitch Mitchell passed away on Wednesday, 12 November 2008 at age 61. THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE (Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding & Mitch Mitchell) are now playing great daily gigs in the sky. If you hear the wind you can still hear them play "When The Wind Cries Mary." Hail Hail Rock n' Roll! ROCK ON!

thank you i hope you are doing well too and also i knew that he had passed away but thank you for tell me when it was

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Do you guys know what (if anything) Mitch Mitchell went on to do, musically, after the Jimi Hendrix Experience?

I remember seeing Mitch playing with (Tim) Hinkleys Heroes at Liverpool Stadium in either 75 76.........Can't remember the full band lineup, i just recall that there were a few other well known musicians on the stage.

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