Musician, Singer, And Songwriter.
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists...Wikipedia
Age: 27 (age at death)
Born: 27th November, 1942, Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 18th September, 1970, Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Purple Haze (Song,1967.)
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Had actually lost over 60% of his hearing by the time of his death; during mixing sessions Hendrix often found himself the only person who could stand the playback volumes he needed, over the studio speakers.
Musician Al Kooper received one of Hendrix's black Stratocasters from him as a gift; after de-converting the left-handed setup, Kooper used the guitar years later, to record the Crime Story (1986) (TV) soundtrack.
Two Long Out-of-Print Jimi Hendrix Albums to Be Reissued
by Michael Gallucci August 20, 2014 1:38 PM
Two long out-of-print Jimi Hendrix albums — ‘Cry of Love’ and ‘Rainbow Bridge’ — will be reissued next month. The classic LPs, which were originally released after Hendrix’s death in 1970, were culled from sessions that the guitar legend had worked on in 1969 and 1970.
Back when the albums came out in 1971, they received a ton of attention, since they represented some of the best work Hendrix had recorded following the... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 5 months ago
Jimi Hendrix biopic 'made up', says former girlfriend
A new Jimi Hendrix biopic has been described as 'completely made up' by a former girlfriend of the guitarist
By Telegraph reporters and AFP
10:56AM BST 05 Jun 2014
An ex-girlfriend of guitar legend Jimi Hendrix has criticised a new biopic about his life, claiming some of it is "completely made up".
Kathy Etchingham, Hendrix's girlfriend from 1966-69, said she was not consulted about the film, which is written and directed by John Ridley, who won an Oscar in March for... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 8 months ago
Jimi Hendrix Album Banned In Malaysia
by Ken Kelley June 5, 2014 4:56 PM
Almost five decades following its release, the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s 1967 album ‘Axis: Bold as Love’ has been banned in Malaysia. But unlike other Hendrix projects, the decision was not due to anything overtly sexual or drug-related in the material.
According to the Malay Mail, the Malaysian Home Ministry’s Publication Control and Quranic Text unit has taken offense to the album’s cover (left), claiming that it too closely resembles various forms of the Lord... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 8 months ago
Jimi Hendrix Stamp Issued
by Dave Swanson March 13, 2014 3:51 PM
The U.S. Postal Service is paying tribute to one of rock and roll’s most legendary figures with the latest in the line of the ‘Forever’ stamps. For a mere 49 cents, you can paste Jimi Hendrix on your next piece of mail.
With psychedelic artwork by artist Rudy Gutierrez, Hendrix is pictured with Stratocaster in hand, and donning his iconic military jacket. Beginning today (March 13), the Jimi Hendrix ‘Forever’ stamp is available at post offices, on the U.S. Postal... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 10 months ago
Over the last few years, the Toronto Film Festival has had a tradition of attracting major musical talents: Bruce Springsteen hit the town for a documentary and conversation in 2010, and U2 opened the festival with their own doc the following year, to name two notable examples.
This year you might count Taylor Swift, who showed up for the party to celebrate the “August: Osage County” premiere — but the heaviest rockers were Metallica, members of whom were in town on behalf of “Metallica Through the Never,” part concert film and part... Read More
Posted by Katherine_GR 1 year ago
Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Four logging crews in the Pacific Northwest battle the elements and poor market conditions in an attempt to make a living.