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Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton: A Consideration of 1967 Trios

It is only natural that as part of the overall experimentation going on in pop, attempts at using new combinations of instruments would be tried. The …

Jimi Hendrix On Early Influences, ‘Axis’ and More

I started playing the guitar about 6 or 7, maybe 7 or 8 years ago. I was influenced by everything at the same time, that’s why I can’t get it …

Jimi Hendrix: “I Don’t Want to Be a Clown Anymore”

Records, film, press and gossip are collectively ambitious in creating the image of a rock superstar. With Jimi Hendrix – as with Janis Joplin, Mick …

Heroine To The Rescue: Jimi Hendrix Is Innocent

TORONTO — Jimi Hendrix claimed to have smoked grass four times, hash three times, dropped acid five times, and sniffed coke twice but had “outgrown” …

Jimi Hendrix Busted in Toronto

TORONTO — Jimi Hendrix is now experienced, in the worst way. He was busted May 3rd at Toronto International Airport for allegedly “illegally …

Hendrix’s All-New Band of Gypsys

NEW YORK – The Fillmore East blasted the new year in with the debut of Jimi Hendrix’ new group, A Band of Gypsys. But, the Hendrix of the first day …

Hendrix: The End Of A Beginning, Maybe

It was a New York winter day, frozen and gray and violently blustery. Indoors, out of the fearful cold, people seemed somehow gentler toward one …

Jimi Hendrix: 1942-1970

LONDON — Jimi Hendrix is dead at age 27.<p>The exact nature of the death is still vague, and a coroner’s inquest is to be held in London September 30th. …

People, Hell & Angels

Jimi Hendrix made three historic studio albums in 1967 and ’68. He spent the rest of his life laboring and failing to finish a fourth. But it was a …

Jimi Hendrix Goes Exploring on ‘Somewhere’ – Premiere

On March 5th, 12 previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix recordings from 1968 and 1969 will be available as <i>People, Hell and Angels</i>. The legendary …

Jimi Hendrix Plays Berkeley in 1970

“He’s the baddest psychedelic blues cat around – man, you might say it’s too much to even sit around and talk about him,” deadpans one young Jimi …

Jimi’s Last Ride

On the evening of August 26th, 1970, Jimi Hendrix walked through the street-level door at 52 West 8th Street in New York’s Greenwich Village into …

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Jimi Hendrix the Subject of New D.A. Pennebaker Film

Few musicians have exerted as profound an impact as Jimi Hendrix, and a new hour-long documentary demonstrates how pervasive his influence has been. …

Jimi: The Man and the Music

When Jimi Hendrix sent his Fender Stratocaster up in flames at the end of his historic performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, it was the …

The Legendary Electric Ladyland Studios

Located in New York’s Greenwich Village, the building was once a supper club owned by Rudy Vallée. When Jimi Hendrix bought it in 1968, he wanted to …

Jimi Hendrix: The Legacy

Once you’re dead, you’ve got it made,” said Jimi Hendrix, and he wasn’t joking. Since the visionary guitarist’s death in 1970, eighteen albums of …

Hendrix: Twenty Years After

Twenty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix is still inspiring legions of guitar-hero hopefuls. His pioneering use of feedback and distortion has been …

Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsies at the Fillmore East: A Concert That Changed Rock

Who better to usher in a new year and a new rock decade than Jimi Hendrix? At the end of 1969, having liberated electric rock & roll from its Top …