The family of Jimi Hendrix has triumphed in a legal battle against a British record company that released recordings of the late musician's live concerts.

LONDON -- The family of Jimi Hendrix has triumphed in a legal battle against a British record company that released recordings of the late musician's live concerts.

In the London High Court Feb. 24, Mr. Justice Hart backed the claim by the Seattle-based family company Experience Hendrix LLC that Purple Haze Records Ltd. and its owner Lawrence Miller had infringed its rights by releasing "Jimi Hendrix Stockholm Concert '69" on CD and vinyl last year.

Experience Hendrix claimed that it owns the exclusive rights to distribute music recorded at the two concerts in 1969 at the Kontertuset, Stockholm.

Hart granted the family company summary judgment. Experience Hendrix will now be entitled to an injunction barring the sale of the record and delivery of any existing copies. The family may also seek damages upwards of £15,000 ($28,600).

The record, which was available from Purple Haze's Web site, featured live recordings of classic Hendrix tracks including "Purple Haze," "Voodoo Chile" and "the Star Spangled Banner."