All Along The Watchtower
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
20 (October 19, 1968, two weeks)
Year Released
Electric Ladyland
Bob Dylan
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Playing in Allred's plane when Gina & Trudy take gambling book over
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"All Along The Watchtower" is a song performed by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, appearing on the album Electric Ladyland in 1968. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Down for the Count (Part II)".


  • The song has been covered by many artists, including Chris de Burgh, U2, Bryan Ferry, and Prince. Of all of the cover versions, Hendrix' version is the only one that charted.
  • Hendrix' version appeared in Edward James Olmos' series Battlestar Galactica, used in the final scene of the series finale as well as periodically throughout the third season.
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower Live! Isle Of Wight00:00

Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower Live! Isle Of Wight

Live performance of All Along The Watchtower

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