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Murray Lerner, Oscar-winning filmmaker who captured Dylan going electric, dies at 90

Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Murray Lerner, who captured Bob Dylan defiantly going electric at the Newport Folk Festival and filmed Jimi Hendrix’s final concert performance, has died. Lerner died Sunday at his home in New York City. He was 90. He preserved some of the critical turning points...

Murray Lerner, Oscar-winning documentarian who captured rock history, dies at 90

Mr. Lerner filmed Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, and won an Oscar for a documentary about violinist Isaac Stern.

Meet the Ace of Cups, the Haight’s (almost) forgotten all-girl band

2 weeks agoArts : Art Beat

RELATED LINKS She photographed Jimi Hendrix without knowing his name Peace, love and credit where it's due: Women of the counterculture Six historic venues from 1967 that weren't the Fillmore The Haight-Ashbury of 1967 was a place of endless possibility: new ways of living, an influx of ideas, and political and cultural revolution were in the air. Show More Summary

Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele’ to perform at Irvine Barclay Theatre

Jake Shimabukuro, whom some refer to as “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele,” will perform Friday, Sept. 8, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Shimabukuro plays everything from “crunching, effects-laden rock” to “sensuously swinging jazz,” according to organizers. Show More Summary

Fender Stratocaster a trade talks casualty?

The made-in-Mexico version of the famous Fender Stratocaster guitar, played by numerous rock and roll luminaries including Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton, could become a casualty of the renegotiation of FULL STORY The post Fender Stratocaster a trade talks casualty? appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

New research could show how legendary musicians would play modern music

New research could reveal how Jimi Hendrix would have played an Ed Sheeran song or how Ray Charles would have performed Lady Gaga tracks.

The Earliest Known Film and Sound Recordings of the Jimi Hendrix Experience From 1967

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The GuitArchive, “home of all things guitar”, posted an incredible video showing the Jimi Hendrix Experience playing live at the Chelmsford Corn Exchange in February 1967, three months before their first album was released. According Chelsmford Rocks, this is the earliest known footage of the band, recorded for broadcast in the Netherlands. This is the...

RIP Manny’s: A big piece of NYC music history was just cleared for demolition

It was a favorite shopping spot for famous musicians from Buddy Holly and the Beatles to Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix, and now the building is set to be pummeled into a purple haze. The former site of Manny’s Music at 156 West 48th Street...Show More Summary

The Isley Brothers on Hiring Jimi Hendrix

'Ernie Isley and Ron Isley talk with Maurice DuBois about discovering a young guitarist named Jimi Hendrix.' -- CBS Sunday Morning

Rare Footage Of Jimi Hendrix Jamming With Buddy Guy Circa 1968

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Jimi Hendrix was a rock god and a hero to many musicians, but in Jimi's eyes the mighty Buddy Guy was a real hero, and one of the only musicians who left him feeling star struck. This rare footage from 1968 is blurry and hard to seeShow More Summary

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

2 months 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

3 months agoNews : 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

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

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

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