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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

last weekArts : 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

How Jimi Hendrix Set Black Artists Stone Free

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s landmark debut, ‘Are You Experienced,’ Stereo Williams writes about how the legendary guitarist changed black music forever.

Jimi Hendrix’s ‘are you experienced’ turns 50

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Are You Experienced, the explosive 1967 debut by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, was released 50 years ago today. Here’s a revealing profile of Hendrix’s band from the October 9, 1967 issue of the magazine. With their hair frizzled to a frenzy, they seem to be singing their way through an...

Are You Experienced At 50: Does Jimi Hendrix Still Matter?

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Do kids still pick up guitars and dream of being Jimi Hendrix? His name remains synonymous with rock stardom and revolution, or else a world-conquering rapper like Future wouldn't have named both an album and persona after the guy. And more than many '60s musicians, his music continues to permeate the culture via TV commercials,…

When Jimi Hendrix opened for The Monkees

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"At one of the last shows, he finally flipped off the audience," says The Monkees' Mickey Dolzenz. "I don't blame him, frankly."

50 years ago today: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released "Are You Experienced?"

I still have my copy. It survived the proposed great album cull of 1976. I vividly remember my first husband going through the pile of record albums we'd lugged from place to place and selecting "Are You Experienced?" to hold up. "You're...Show More Summary

Jimi Hendrix Woodstock POP! Figure Will Kiss the Sky

Some of the best rock music of all time came from Jimi Hendrix. If you are fan of ’60s rock or Hendrix in particular, you will want this new Jimi Hendrix Woodstock POP! Vinyl figure, part…

Guitarist John McLaughlin Talks Mahavishnu, Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Yoga

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

In an interview with Newsweek, jazz-fusion legend John McLaughlin discuses his work with the Mahavishnu Orchestra and Miles Davis, as he prepares for his farewell U.S. tour.

Preschool Toys for Grown-ups

Steve Casino is best known for his awesome sculptures of pop culture figures made from peanuts. But he also has created a series of awesome pull toys. While we might let kids play with Jimi Hendrix, the bloody Evil Dead one is definitely for big kids only. (Thanks Ed!)

Saturday Night at the Oldies: Weather Conditions

Earl Scruggs and Friends, Foggy Mountain Breakdown Ella Fitzgerald, Misty. Beats the Johnny Mathis version. A standard from the Great American Songbook. Jimi Hendrix, Purple Haze. Not from the Great American Songbook. And presumably not about weather conditions. Cream, Sunshine...

Jimi Hendrix’s Ghost and His UFO and Alien Encounters

A statue of Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight – the island where the rock-and-roll legend performed his last concert just before his death in 1970 – drew criticism when it was erected in 2006. Now it may be drawing something else – Jimi’s ghost. A...

First a Stint as Jimi Hendrix's Son—Then an '$18K' Album

A blond Florida surfer who once pretended to be Jimmy Story, the son of Jimi Hendrix, apparently enjoyed the attention so much from that original hoax that he tried to pull off an even bigger one, as documented by NPR 's Andrew Flanagan. This one involved aspiring musician Billy Yeager's...

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