Is The Wind Cries Mary in standard tuning?
Hey great playing and all, but it should be pointed out that Hendrix’s original recording of this song was played in the key of F in STANDARD tuning. He did not tune down for this song in the recording.
What key is The Wind Cries Mary?
The Wind Cries Mary by Jimi Hendrix is in the key of F Major. It should be played at a tempo of 77 BPM. This track was released in 1967.
Did Jimi Hendrix tune down?
1 – Down tuned Guitar Famously Hendrix nearly always tuned every stt on his guitar down by one semitone. This is also sometimes called a down tuned guitar, being downturned to Eb (E flat), or playing in Eb. Also, so much guitar music is in the key of E, so being in Eb does differentiate it slightly.