American Blues Scene has shared some incredible footage from 1968 in which an awestruck Jimi Hendrix joined Buddy Guy onstage after watching him play “Stormy Monday“. While the footage is a little blurry, the sound is amazing. Buddy Guy plays “Stormy Monday” as Jimi Hendrix watches in awe. Show More Summary
How tracing the network between Prince and Jimi Hendrix gave me a musical education that even my parents couldn’t.
The lineup on the last day: Ravi Shankar, The Blues Project, Big Brother and the Holding Company, The Group With No Name, Buffalo Springfield (with David Crosby), The Who, Grateful Dead, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Scott McKenzie, The Mamas & the Papas.
The green space in Seattle has been caught up in a decade of delays and financial woes. Its ribbon-cutting came on the 50th anniversary of Monterey Pop.
Monterey Pop's 50th anniversary festival wasn't the only Summer of Love celebration going on this past weekend... Continue reading…
The greatest rock guitarist of his generation is finally honored by his hometown.
Jon ZeemanBlue RoomMembrane RecordsSinger-guitarist Jon Zeeman has been playing music for quite some time, currently mostly in Florida. His deep influences include Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones, and he played a bit with the late Allman Brothers drummer, Butch Trucks. Show More Summary
by Sean Nelson This event will not be a frustrating mess! Fans of Jimi Hendrix and of parks will be pleased to learn that a press release just arrived at Stranger HQ, announcing that the grand opening of the long awaited Jimi Hendrix...Show More Summary
In 1967 the Monterey Pop Festival served as a launch pad for such luminaries as Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead. It also helped bring soul singer Otis Redding in front of a new audience and introduced master Indian classical musician Ravi Shankar to American ears. Monterey...
Pop’s counterfactuals tend to be built on questioning mortality: what if Jimi Hendrix had lived? Or Buddy Holly? Rarely does…
In a semi-animated interview with Great Big Story, musician Micky Dolenz formerly of The Monkees recalled the time in 1967 when the great Jimi Hendrix toured with them as their opening act. Unfortunately for Hendrix, this was right at...Show More Summary
The lyrics here can be interpreted as obvious or ambiguous. I guess it's all in how you hear them. Maybe they're just all metaphors too but on Memorial Day the mood and sounds do convey a definite dread, terror and "war is hell" soundscape. What are you listening to tonight?
“My ear for the diction and rhythms of poetry was trained by — in chronological order — Dr. Seuss, Dylan Thomas, Walt Whitman, the guitar solos of Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix, and T.S. Eliot.” Author Denis Johnson has died at age 67, reports The Washington Post. Show More Summary
No electric guitar is more iconic than the Fender Stratocaster. Buddy Holly played one. Jimi Hendrix played one. Bob Dylan "went electric" in 1965 at the Newport Folk Festival. Eric Clapton has a signature model. The Edge from U2 plays one. Show More Summary
The funk-rock band's sole remaining original member is full of amazing stories about sharing the stage with everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Bill Clinton.
Including an image that's been called rock history's most famous photograph
Jimi Hendrix became friends with members of The Beatles when he sublet Ringo Starr’s apartment at 34 Montagu Square, in Marylebone, London, in 1966. He lived with his girlfriend, Kathy Etchingham, and also with his manager, Chas Chandler, and his girlfriend, Lotta Null. Show More Summary
The crowd estimates for the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 exceeded 200,000, as people came from all over the country to see and hear Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead. Additionally, they were also treated, many for the first time to Hall of Fame soul singer Otis Redding. Show More Summary