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
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...
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
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.
[ 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
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
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…
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....
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
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 >>
"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
“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 […]
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...
The property recently underwent a $3.6 million restoration.
Hendrix's old apartment in London will become a permanent museum, where you can chill in his living room and see cool memorabilia.
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
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, 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...
Rock star's former £30 a week Mayfair pad has been restored.