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Musically speaking, the years 1969 and 1970 were not good years for me. Raised on the Yardbirds, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Big Brother and Blue Cheer, I watched in mute horror as my friends and fellow enthusiasts melted away into the more...Show More Summary

Last Meals of the Famous

What people like Napoleon and Jimi Hendrix devoured before they died.

'Montage of Heck' looks back at Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain had a self-destruct button, and he pressed it almost every time he was onstage. Guitars, drums, his body — nothing was safe. Unlike, say, the theater inherent in The Who's gear-trashing or Jimi Hendrix's guitar-burning, Cobain smashed his frail frame until he had nothing left, showmanship...

Film looks back at Cobain

Kurt Cobain had a self-destruct button, and he pressed it almost every time he was onstage. Guitars, drums, his body — nothing was safe. Unlike, say, the theater inherent in The Who's gear-trashing or Jimi Hendrix's guitar-burning, Cobain smashed his frail frame until he had nothing left, showmanship...

Legendary Rock Photographer Jim Marshall's Estate Starts Fellowship

Jim Marshall was one of rock's greatest photographers, capturing countless iconic moments both onstage and backstage throughout the Sixties and Seventies, from Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar at the Monterey Pop Festival to Johnny Cash flipping the bird at San Quentin. To pay tribute to the photographer, who passed away in March 2010, the...

Stone Free: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

2 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Several decades after his tragic and premature death, Jimi Hendrix looms even more larger and deeper than ever. An intrepid risk taker and untamed musical force that he was, this pre-eminent guitarist of the 20th century achieved his position by treating his guitar rather differently than the others...

You have to give people something to dream on. -…

You have to give people something to dream on. – Jimi Hendrix The post You have to give people something to dream on. -… appeared first on Lifehack.

Jimi Hendrix was such a bad tenant, Ringo evicted him

Image: Petra Niemeier - K & K/Redferns / Getty Images 34 Montagu Square, in Marylebone, London, is a part of music history. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr leased the ground-floor and basement apartment in the mid-1960s, and Paul McCartney...Show More Summary

20 Third-Person (And Probably False) Stories Of People Having Sex With Famous Musicians

"I had a teacher who told me she slept with Jimi Hendrix. She said it was the best sex she ever had. What's funny is she was the crabby old lady teacher."

Funny Photos of a Crazy Jimi Hendrix at the 'Love & Peace Festival' in Germany, 1970

Here are some rare and funny pics of Jimi Hendrix while performing with his band The Jimi Hendrix Experience at the Open Air Love & Peace Festival in Fehmarn, Germany on September 6, 1970.Hendrix and MK II line up of the Experience (with...Show More Summary

Last Train Coming: Jimi Hendrix Coming for the Final Concert Performance at the Isle of Fehmarn in Germany, 1970

On September 5, 1970, The Jimi Hendrix Experience flight from the Berlin Tempelhof Airport to the Fuhlsbuettel Airport in Hamburg and then travel by train to Puttgarden to come to the Isle of Fehmarn for the Love & Peace Festival on September 6, 1970, which was also Jimi Hendrix's final live performance. See more »

Can Rand Sell '60s In 2016?

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

LOUISVILLE, K.Y. -- Jimi Hendrix’s trippy/soul version of the "Star-Spangled Banner" was on the sound system in the Galt House ballroom just before Rand Paul’s campaign kickoff. The sign behind Rand on the stage as he spoke was too long...Show More Summary

Sept 17th, 1970. Samarkand Hotel, London. The Last Photos of Jimi Hendrix

On Thursday September 17, 1970 (the day before Jimi died), he and his girlfriend Monika Danneman spent the day together, visiting the King’s Road, the Cumberland Hotel and the now vanished Kensington Market. By around 2 p.m., he wasShow More Summary

Meet Lithofayne Pridgon, Jimi Hendrix's Inspiration for 'Foxy Lady'

Musicians often have a muse, whether it's a person, place, thing or idea—and for Jimi Hendrix, it was Lithofayne Pridgon. She was the woman he could never quite date exclusively, because she was too free spirited to be tied to one man; Hendrix's frustration at loving her alongside singers Sam Cooke and Little Willie John inspired "Foxy Lady." Read more...

Sketch o’the Week- Janis Joplin!

Better late then never today I guess… still playing catch up from my trip to Toronto. I’ve decided for my “Sketch o’the Week” to do a series of classic rock musicians… ones I have not already done like I did Jimi Hendrix. I’m kicking it off with Janis Joplin. I’ll consider any suggestions people may […]

The Identity Of Jimi Hendrix's Foxy Lady Revealed

last monthHumor / odd : Neatorama

The Jimi Hendrix song Foxy Lady is one of those iconic rock tunes that makes you wonder whether there’s an actual lady behind the reference. Jimi was surrounded by adoring female fans in his brief yet bountiful life, but one lady inShow More Summary

Modern Shoemaking, SXSW Style and Jimi Hendrix’s Foxy Lady

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. The modernized process of making a handsome shoe, the festival style on display in Austin, tracking down the muse of a Jimi Hendrix anthem and…

Herbie Hancok Recalls Auditioning for Miles Davis and Almost Playing with Jimi Hendrix

In a conversation with OkayPlayer, legendary pianist Herbie Hancock recalls his 'secret' audition for Miles Davis, which led to the recording Seven Steps to Heaven (1963), and his initial dismissal of the music of Jimi Hendrix. Okay

A Job That Rocks: An Interview With a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Curator

It's the home of some of rock and roll's most sacred and iconic artifacts, like Michael Jackson's white glove, Elvis' jumpsuits and Jimi Hendrix's guitar. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, is home to over 10,000 items...Show More Summary

Hear previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix session recording ‘Gloomy Monday’

2 months agoHumor / odd : Death and Taxes

Who'd have thought we'd hear Hendrix play on a song so thematically similar to Rebecca Black's "Friday"?

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