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Rock legend Janis Joplin died at 27, and producers have spent millions trying to make a movie about her life — now the biopic is finally happening

In an era when rock and roll was dominated by the likes of the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin broke through as one of the top female singers of the 1960s with her potent, soulful vocals and relatable personality. Show More Summary

10 Things We Learned From Carly Simon's Revealing New Memoir

Carly Simon could have gotten away with just the name-dropping. In her life, she's crossed paths with an astonishing range of famous people, from Cat Stevens and Jimi Hendrix to Benny Goodman and Albert Einstein. So it's a pleasant surprise that in her compelling new autobiography, Boys in the Trees, she lays...

Have a Burning Desire to Buy Another Posthumous Hendrix LP? RSD Black Friday's Got You Covered

More Hendrix legacy-burnishing coming at ya on Black Friday. Will there ever be an end to the posthumous release of Jimi Hendrix recordings? Don't count on it. The next archival scrape comes from Burning Desire, a double LP of psychedelic-blues-heavy...Show More Summary

Are You Experienced?

Who’s the Jimi Hendrix of Wordstock? Though it is unlikely to become a lasting cultural landmark the caliber of Woodstock, the recent Wordstock festival in Portland was nonetheless a runaway success for its 6,000 attendees. This piece on the London Book Fair has a decidedly different tone.

Friday Night Live- Lachy Doley Group

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 20 November 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Lachy Doley is Australia’s most celebrated Blues Rock Organ Player. He’s been dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond Organ, a player who can pump, pamper and occasionally pound the most unbelievable sounds...Show More Summary

Newswire: Long-lost Ol’ Dirty Bastard track surfaces online

It’s been over a decade since the death of Russell Jones, a.k.a. Ol’ Dirty Bastard, the wild, charismatic heart of the Staten Island-based rap collective known as the Wu-Tang Clan. But as fans of Jimi Hendrix, Tupac Shakur or Kurt Cobain can attest, death doesn’t necessarily mean an end to new music. Show More Summary

Stars Who've Served -- Happy Veterans Day

Take a look at these celebs who were brave enough to serve in the armed forces long before they got famous in entertainment and sports. Elvis Presley, Richard Pryor, Jimi Hendrix and Joe DiMaggio are just a few of the heroic stars we're serving…

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What happens when Eric Clapton, Cheryl Crow and David Sandborn come together to do a cover of a Jimi Hendrix song? I'd call it a little bit of magic....

Compressorhead rocks the crowd to find new robot band member

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In rock music, there's something quite captivating and magical about a power trio. The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Nirvana, Cream, ZZ Top, Living Colour... oh wait, that last one is a four piece. And that's just what the folks behind the robotic rock group Compressorhead are now aiming for. Show More Summary

DC Sports Bog: New Nats manager Dusty Baker once smoked a joint with Jimi Hendrix

New Nationals Manager (for real, this time) Dusty Baker has 1,671 career wins in his 20 years as a big league manager. He won five division titles and reached the playoffs seven times with three different teams. As a player, he hit 242 home runs, appeared in two all-star games and was a member of the 1981 World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers.Read full article >>

Ken the Ghost Hunter Takes a Trip to Jimi Hendrix's Grave

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Jimi, are you there? It's me, Ken. I'm a paranormal investigator." KELLY O Standing under the 30-foot-high marble dome that encases Jimi Hendrix’s grave, Ken Arnold scanned AM/FM radio frequencies with his SB11 Spirit Box. Nothing but static from the device could be heard. Show More Summary

London’s Handel House Museum Opens A Hendrix Half

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“In the mid-18th century, George Frideric Handel wrote his epic oratorio Messiah in a Georgian town house here. Around 230 years later, Jimi Hendrix moved in next door. Now, a revamped museum dedicated to both musical pioneers is set to open Feb. 10 on Brook Street in the Mayfair district, in the adjacent apartments where […]

Jimi Hendrix's London Home Will Open as a Museum in 2016

The Hendrix House, at 23 Brooks Street in London, the one with the blue plaque, will open as a museum next year. Image courtesy the Handel Home Trust via The Spaces. A house trust in London that oversees the...

Coming Soon: A Jimi Hendrix Museum

Hendrix's old apartment in London will become a permanent museum, where you can chill in his living room and see cool memorabilia.

Jimi Hendrix's London flat is opening to the public

LONDON — Jimi Hendrix's London flat at 23 Brook Street in Mayfair is opening to the public permanently next year. The digs, on the third floor of a building next to the house the composer Handel lived in several centuries previously,...Show More Summary

Jimi Hendrix’s ‘First Real Home’ In London Opens As Permanent Museum

Fans and music enthusiasts will be able to visit the home of rock legend Jimi Hendrix in London when it opens as a permanent museum for the public on February 10, BBC reports. Hendrix purchased the third-floor flat at 23 Brook Street, Mayfair in 1968, and referred to it as “the first real home of... Show More Summary

Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde to Helm 2016 Experience Hendrix Tour

Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, and Band of Gypsys and Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist Billy Cox will anchor the 2016 Experience Hendrix tour, a 27-date U.S. trek featuring a variety of all-star musicians paying tribute to the late, great guitarist. For Guy, it's the blues legend's sixth Experience Hendrix outing, while other returning...

Jimi Hendrix's London Home To Open To The Public

last monthEngland / London : Londonist

Rock star's former £30 a week Mayfair pad has been restored.

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