By Peter Kaufman What do the alleged Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have in common with Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, J.K. Rowling, Jimi Hendrix, and Ben Franklin? The answer: All of these individuals are said to have become...
Paul McCartney, Miles Davis, and Jimi Hendrix; three artists whose talents irreparably changed their respective genres: pop, jazz, and rock. And it has recently turned out that the three of them could very well have done some recording sessions, maybe they could have even created a new band in the wake of the Beatles’ breakup [...]Show More Summary
One of my favorite entrepreneurs of all time is Jimi Hendrix. That might be a surprising statement at first glance, but studying this rock legend's career is instructive for any aspiring entrepreneur.
Steven Stills, The Ballad of Hollis Brown Jimi Hendrix, All Along the Watchtower Nanci Griffith, Boots of Spanish Leather Byrds, Chimes of Freedom Lucinda Williams, Positively Fourth Street Joan Baez, Daddy You've Been on My Mind Judy Collins, Mr. Tambourine...
Would they be better than Asia, though?
On October 21, 1969, the following was sent to Paul McCartney: “We are recording and LP together this weekend in NewYork. How about coming in to play bass stop call Alvan Douglas 212-5812212. Peace Jimi Hendrix Miles Davis Tony Williams.” Hendrix biographer Charles Shaar Murray sums it up: “I regret this never actually took place.... Show More Summary
LONDON -- Miles and Jimi. Jimi and Miles. Fans of the late trumpet and guitar masters have long known that Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix had been making plans to record together in the year before Hendrix's sudden death in 1970. But less...Show More Summary
The first trailer for the re-imagined world of Wolfenstein. Nazi robots are rewriting history, in the rain, listening to Jimi Hendrix.
Lights, Nokia Lumia 920 camera, Action! Jimi Hendrix famously said, “Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” Whether you buy into this philosophy or not, it’s impossible to deny the inspirational power of top tunes. Show More Summary
Jimi Hendrix famously said, “Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” Whether you buy into this philosophy or not, it’s impossible to deny the inspirational power of … Continue reading ?
Done right, sharing information through stories makes a message sing like NOTHING else can do. Someone who's great at it: Mark Hermann – music producer turned storyteller – on the Rock and Roll Zen blog. Inspired by his bio page, I shot him an email to pick his brain for bits of wisdom to share.
By: Shelby Lum (photo cred: Kyle Johnson) Somewhere in musical history, Seattle become synonymous with rain and new music. From giving the world Jimi Hendrix, to the birthplace of grunge, the rainy state has taken a stance in spearheading new music. Or maybe its all that rain inspring artists left and right. Pickwick is part of the [...]
Janelle Monae has returned to take the high-concept pop crown with “Q.U.E.E.N., her funky-ass collaboration with Erykah Badu, and is prepping her forthcoming album The Electric Lady. (By the way, based on Monae’s recent euphoric Coachella performance, calling her electric is an understatement.) I sat down with the cool, charismatic and cagey artist for a few minutes... More »
Frank Mastropolo Jimi Hendrix There wasn’t any fanfare about it, but the Fillmore East would’ve turned 45 last month. On March 8, 1968, the 2,700-seat concert hall opened its doors with the first of two shows featuring rockers Big Brother & the Holding Company with Janis Joplin, folk singer Tim Buckley and blues guitarist Albert [...]
From Billboard: Andy Johns, the veteran producer and engineer who worked on classic albums by Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen and many others, has died at the age of 61. The news was confirmed to Billboard.biz...Show More Summary
Andy Johns, the veteran producer and engineer who worked on classic albums by Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen and many others, has died at the age of 61. The news was confirmed to Billboard.biz by guitarist...
Variety: Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but his star is only on the rise. Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Cash remain in the public eye with projects that range from biopics to hip-hop mashups to CD retrospectives to retail lines. Show More Summary
That neglectful SOB Jimi Hendrix was supposed to play a selection from his new album, People, Hell, and Angels, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon yesterday, but he was a no-show. More like Purple Laze-y. In stepped Janelle Monáe, who with the Roots, not only performed a soulful cover of “Little Wing,” but also saved Hendrix’s butt. Show More Summary
R&B polymath Janelle Monae stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Monday night (April 1) to perform a cover of Jimi Hendrix‘s “Little Wing” with The Roots. It’s arguably Jimi’s most beautiful song, and Janelle certainly did it justice with her fire and ice take (she was the ice, guitarist Kellindo Parker was the fire). Watch the... More »
A record label attempting to promote a new posthumous Jimi Hendrix collection faces obvious problems, since they can’t book him on late-night shows or whatever. (Not that posthumous Hendrix collections ever have much trouble selling.) But someone in some marketing department had the bright idea, by way of shilling the new Hendrix collection People, Hell [...]