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Jimi Hendrix History

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Phil Smith, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
    Creator of: iGigBook for Android/iOS
    Are you folks hip to some of this Jimi Hendrix history?

  2. Rocker949


    Apr 20, 2005
    I'm a Hendrix fan and know his background pretty well. But I thought that was a very good summary.
  3. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Ah, Jimi.

    For me, he was the best of the best. Not just the best guitar player, but the guy who really understood what rock and roll, and blues were all about. There's an inherent COOLNESS to his music that is often imitated, never duplicated.

    I don't get anyone who doesn't dig Jimi.
  4. Hendrix didn't just walk out of some garage band and step into fame. By the time he was 22 years old, he was already an accomplished session musician. Listen to his guitar work on Don Covay's 'Mercy, Mercy'. You can hear the beginnings of his signature style.

    Mercy, Mercy


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