Noel Redding

Rock Bassist and Guitarist

Noel Redding was an English rock bassist best known for his work with The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Noel Redding.


1945 Birth Born on December 25, 1945.


1964 18 Years Old In addition, The Lonely Ones reunited in September 1964, and Redding remained with them a year before taking his leave. … Read More


1966 20 Years Old Born in Folkestone, he was selected by Chas Chandler to join Hendrix's band at its inception in 1966 and left in 1969. … Read More
1968 22 Years Old In 1968, Redding formed the group Fat Mattress with another Kent musician, Neil Landon (born as Patrick Cahill, 27 July 1941, Kirdford, Sussex), on vocals. … Read More
1972 26 Years Old Noel Redding moved to Ireland in 1972. … Read More
1974 28 Years Old In his book Are You Experienced? (co-authored with Carol Appleby) he spoke openly about his disappointment in his being cut off from the profits of the continued sale of the Hendrix recordings. He was forced to sign away his royalties in 1974 and in 1980 had to sell the bass guitar he used with the Experience to a collector. … Read More


2002 56 Years Old Noel Redding’s last performance was not performed at the Bunkr in Prague, Czech Republic in 2002 as continually reported — that gig was performed and recorded in November 1995 in front of the then President of the Czech Republic, and released shortly before Noel's death. … Read More
2003 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Redding was found dead in his home in Clonakilty on 11 May 2003. … Read More
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