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Incredible Footage of an Awestruck Jimi Hendrix Jamming With the Legendary Buddy Guy in 1968

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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

Follow The Purple Guitar

How tracing the network between Prince and Jimi Hendrix gave me a musical education that even my parents couldn’t.

50 years ago today: Day 3 of the Monterey Pop Festival.

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.

Jimi Hendrix Park Opens at Last, With a Purple Flourish

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Jimi Hendrix Park opened in Seattle

Monterey Pop's 50th anniversary festival wasn't the only Summer of Love celebration going on this past weekend... Continue reading…

Seattle opens its Jimi Hendrix Park

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The greatest rock guitarist of his generation is finally honored by his hometown.

Jon Zeeman Blue Room

last monthMusic / Blues : In a Blue Mood

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

Jimi Hendrix Park is Opening on Saturday

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

After 50 years, an encore of the Monterey Pop Festival

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...

The rise of toytown pop

2 months agoArts : Night and Day

Pop’s counterfactuals tend to be built on questioning mortality: what if Jimi Hendrix had lived? Or Buddy Holly? Rarely does…

Micky Dolenz Recalls the 1967 Tour When Jimi Hendrix Was the Opening Act for The Monkees

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Jimi Hendrix

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?

Farewell Denis Johnson

“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

This legendary guitar was made entirely with wood from the plant that tequila comes from

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

War's Lonnie Jordan Explains That Time He Supposedly Punched Out Jim Morrison

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.

How One Photographer Captured Jimi Hendrix at His Peak

Including an image that's been called rock history's most famous photograph

When Jimi Hendrix Rented Ringo’s Apartment. Amazing Photographs Capture His Life at 34 Montagu Square, London

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

Jimi Hendrix's 'Monterey Strat' may bring $750,000 at Heritage Auctions

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

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