'Stone Free: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix' (1993) was recorded by various artists in tribute to Jimi Hendrix. The artists were drawn from many genres of popular music. Contributors include his classic rock contemporaries Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, blues man Buddy Guy, classical violinist Nigel Kennedy, alternative pop/rock bands Belly and Spin Doctors, hip hop artists P.M. Dawn, among others. According to the liner notes, the 'artists were encouraged to not only record one of their own personal favorites but to also place their stamp on Jimi's songs'. Several artists recorded radically different interpretations, particularly, P.M. Dawn, The Cure, Nigel Kennedy and Pat Metheny. Some artists, on the other hand, recorded versions that were rather similar to the originals. The band M.A.C.C. is made up of Mike McCready (guitarist from Pearl Jam), Jeff Ament (bassist from Pearl Jam), Matt Cameron (drummer for Soundgarden and later for Pearl Jam), and Chris Cornell (singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave). The cover of 'Hey Baby (Land of the New Rising Sun)' is their only known recording. All four members of this group had previously worked together on the Temple of the Dog project. Eric Clapton's backing group on the title track includes the three original core members of Chic (Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards and Tony Thompson) and is the last recording on which all three played together.
A1. The Cure - Purple Haze
A2. Eric Clapton - Stone Free
A3. Spin Doctors - Spanish Castle Magic
A4. Buddy Guy - Red House
B1. Body Count - Hey Joe
B2. Jeff Beck and Seal - Manic Depression
B3. Nigel Kennedy - Fire
C1 1. Pretenders - Bold As Love
C2. P.M. Dawn - You Got Me Floatin'
C3. Slash and Paul Rodgers with the Band of Gypsys - I Don't Live Today
C4. Belly - Are You Experienced?
D1. Living Colour - Crosstown Traffic
D2. Pat Metheny - Third Stone From The Sun
D3. M.A.C.C. - Hey Baby (Land Of The New Rising Sun)
JIMI HENDRIX 2xLP Stone Free (A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix)
Label: Music On Vinyl – MOVLP1313
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP