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Guitars belonging to famous musicians to hit the auction block

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Guernsey's will auction off guitars played by artists including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and Madonna. The instruments will be up for bid on Dec. 2 at Bohemian National Hall in New York. (Nov. 3)        

Man Charged With Killing Mom, Dumping Her Dismembered Body In Lincoln Park Lagoon

Brian Peck told investigators he killed his mother after a confrontation boiled over when she said he was playing Jimi Hendrix too loud, prosecutors reportedly said. [ more › ]

Jimi Hendrix and Identity Politics

Several months ago, PBS aired a 2-hour documentary on Jimi Hendrix. I recorded it at the time but forgot I had done so and only recently got around to watching it. I've always loved the music of Hendrix and was surprised by just how little I knew about the man and his short life. Show More Summary

Dear God, Please Make Peter Capaldi’s Dream Doctor Who Episode About Jimi Hendrix Battling Flower Monsters

William Shakespeare. Vincent van Gogh. A very horny Madame de Pompadour. Interacting with famous faces of yesteryear is as synonymous with Doctor Who as a sonic screwdriver at this point. However, there’s one icon who hasn’t yet graced the Whoniverse, even though the 12th Doctor himself, Peter Capaldi, is dying ... More »

Here's how you can learn to play guitar without taking expensive lessons

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. All those hours of Guitar Hero never turned you into the next Jimi Hendrix or Les Paul  — but the FRETX? It just might. Learn howShow More Summary

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 months 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

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