"I love variety and I think listeners do too! I love Django, progressive rock master Jan Akkerman, Jimi Hendrix, and John McLaughlin, ECM guitar greats Terje Rypdal and Steve Tibbets, folkies like Nick Drake, Pierre Bensusan and John...Show More Summary
We usually commemorate birthdays here at PA, but some deaths are so epochal in their consequences that we honor those, too. Jimi Hendrix died on this day 45 years ago,...
What do Jimi Hendrix, Santana, The Black Crowes, Marilyn Manson and The White Stripes all have in common? Some of their biggest hits were cover songs and most of their fans thought they were originals. ________________________________ This infographic from the free ebook Making It As A DIY Musician offers a...
YouTube I think people tend to forget what a killer guitar player John Mayer is, so here's a reminder as he shreds the Jimi Hendrix arrangement of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower."
Jimi Hendrix Experience Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival Experience Hendrix/Legacy Jimi Hendrix was at a musical crossroads when he played the Atlanta Pop Festival on July 4, 1970. With bandmates Mitch Mitchell (drums) and Billy Cox (bass)...Show More Summary
D'Angelo photo by Greg Harris Q-Tip has a show on Apple Music's Beats 1 station called "Abstract Radio". On his show over the weekend, Q-Tip got on the phone with D'Angelo for a chat in which they nerded out over Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Sly Stone, and other music. Show More Summary
If you were to poll random people on the street and ask them to name as many major American music festivals that took place during the late 1960s and early 1970s as they possibly could, you’d probably hear Woodstock cited more oftenShow More Summary
Not many new shows tonight! Just a lot of reruns. But hey, Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church premieres! What else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Friday 09/04/2015:
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FESTA/SHUTTERSTOCK VIRGO (Aug 23-Sept 22): "I stand up next to a mountain, and I chop it down with the edge of my hand." So sang Jimi Hendrix in his raucous psychedelic tune "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)." We could view his statement as an example of delusional grandiosity, and dismiss it as meaningless. Show More Summary
Since the days when Jimi Hendrix strummed his guitar in Essaouira and the Rolling Stones hung out in Marrakesh, hippies and travellers have sought out this part of Morocco’s 2,000km-long Atlantic coastline.
On Aug. 18, 1969, legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix stepped onto the stage at the Woodstock, N.Y., Music Festival and embarked upon an uninterrupted set lasting nearly two hours--one of the longest performances of his career. It concluded...Show More Summary
You are Jimi Hendrix, a detective. Officer Jimi Hendrix has called you to the scene of the crime. The victim? Jimi Hendrix. Read the rest
photo: Patti Smith @ Electric Lady Studios 8/26/2015 (photo via @electricladystudios) Wednesday, August 27 marked, to the day, the 45 anniversary of NYC's famed Electric Lady Studios which was originally built by Jimi Hendrix. To celebrate, Patti Smith, who was...
As part of a performance of her debut album Horses in the studio where she recorded it, Patti Smith sang her beatific cover of Them's "Gloria" twice. The first time was as the set opener, in which she transitioned from reading the poem off an LP copy of the record...
Jimi Hendrix' performance at the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival in Bethel, NY may be his most iconic single live performance, but as the conclusion of the August 1969 event, it was offered in front of approximately half the 300-400,000audience he faced at the Atlanta Pop Festival roughly a year l... [ read more ]
In this weekend's Wall Street Journal, I interview comedian Richard Lewis for my "Playlist' column in the paper's Review section. Richard talks about a song that changed his life—Jimi Hendrix's Purple Haze (go here). Interviewing Richard is always tricky, since...
Carlos Santana is often thrown in with musical geniuses like Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn – and for good reason. The 68-year-old Grammy Award-winning guitar player and rock icon is easily one of the most talented – not to mention...Show More Summary
In a world where everyone is Jimi Hendrix, from the preacher giving the sermon in church to the baby in a stroller, the mother of that baby to the dead body in the alley, only Jimi Hendrix can save Jimi Hendrix from Jimi Hendrix. Did...Show More Summary
The Jimi Hendrix Experience's July 4th, 1970, show at the Atlanta International Pop Festival wasn't just another gig. Part of the final run of concerts Hendrix would ever perform stateside, it would turn out to be the largest U.S. show of his career, with an estimated attendance of 300,000. (The iconic guitarist would pass...