Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland Contains Some Cool Backwards Messages

Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland has been featured on many greatest album lists, including a number 10 ranking on Classic Rock magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Rock Albums Ever, and number 37 on The Times’ 100 Best Albums of All Time. In 2003, Q magazine included it on its list of the 100 greatest albums ever, while Rolling Stone ranked it 54th on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

It kicks off with And the Gods Made Love, a track that intentionally incorporated backmasking. Play the song backward, and you hear Hendrix say, “Yes, yes, yes, I get it. Okay, one, okay, one more time.”

Here it is forward:

And backwards: