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  The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Hendrix helped usher in the age of psychedelia with his 1967 debut, Are You Experienced?, and the impact of his brief but meteoric career on popular music continues to be felt.
Hendrix’s theatrical, incendiary performances at the Monterey Pop and Woodstock festivals, including the ceremonial torching of his guitar at Monterey, have become part of rock and roll legend.
September 24, 1966: Jimi Hendrix and Chas Chandler, former bassist with the Animals, fly from New York to London.
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 The Jimi Hendrix BLACK Experience
Jimi cut his teeth, playing on the rough and tumble "chitlin circuit" touring the south and dealing with the racism of the circuit.
Jimi Hendrix influence can even be seen in hip hop where groups such as De La Soul, Digable Planets PM Dawn, etc will from time to time invoke Jimi’s name, guitar riffs and/or “spirit in their music.
Unfortunately Jimi Hendrix has had his greatest influence over “Black Music” in death as opposed to the influence and acceptance that he sought from the “brothers” while he was with us on this earth.
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  Jimi Hendrix Picture, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com
Experience Hendrix, the holding company that oversees the Jimi Hendrix estate, is launching a pilot tour of three concerts celebrating the Hendrix legacy.
Jimi Hendrix Gallery at the Experience Music Project in Seattle, which opened to the public this month, has doubled in size with previously undisplayed additions from Hendrix's family, patrons and the museum's collection.
Hendrix's life and music will be celebrated beginning June 7 in the late musician's hometown of Seattle, when the Jimi Hendrix gallery opens at the Experience Music Project (EMP).
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 Reason to Rock: Jimi Hendrix
Hendrix put his unique studio and guitar effects to good use in music that consistently sought to liberate his listeners from conventional modes of perception and expand their awareness.
Although Hendrix' attitude and musical style were new and innovative, his approach to collaboration was very rooted in the blues and rhythm and blues traditions.
It is unfortunate that Hendrix got a chance to record only a handful of studio albums before dying at a young age from an entirely accidental overdose of sleeping pills.
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  Jimi Hendrix - Music Downloads - Online
Hendrix was a master at coaxing all manner of unforeseen sonics from his instrument, often with innovative amplification experiments that produced astral-quality feedback and roaring distortion.
At the same time, Hendrix felt torn in many directions by various fellow musicians, record-company expectations, and management pressures, all of whom had their own ideas of what Hendrix should be doing.
While outside parties did contribute to bogging down Hendrix's studio work, it also seems likely that Jimi himself was partly responsible for the stalemate, unable to form a permanent lineup of musicians, unable to decide what musical direction to pursue, unable to bring himself to complete another album despite jamming endlessly.
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  Jimi Hendrix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jimi Hendrix was inducted into the United States Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005.
Jimi Hendrix was born Johnny Allen Hendrix, the son of Al Hendrix and Lucille Jeter Hendrix, in Seattle, Washington on November 27, 1942.
Hendrix grew up as a shy and sensitive boy, deeply affected by the conditions of poverty and neglect that he was raised in, and by the troubling family events of his childhood - namely his parents' divorce when he was nine, and the death of his mother in 1958.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Jimi Hendrix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hendrix was notably one of the first to experiment with stereo effects during the recording process.
Hendrix was born Johnny Allen Hendricks in Seattle, Washington, the son of Al Hendricks and Lucille Jeter.
Hendrix remained in England, and on the morning of 18 September 1970, was found dead in the basement apartment of the Samarkand Hotel, 22 Lansdowne Crescent, London.
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 Castles Made of Sand
Jimi died of suffocation due to the inhalation of vomit.
Jimi felt people did not understand him; Jimi was not granted enough time to alter the skillfully manipulated image which had been thrust upon him by his management.
Jimi Hendrix was the most influential and most imitated guitarist of rock’n’roll, harnessing distortion and feedback and adopting a psychedelic image that defined the ‘60’s.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Jimi Hendrix
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer who is widely considered to be the most important electric guitarist in the history of popular music.
Hendrix was born Johnny Allen Hendrix, in Seattle, Washington the son of Al Hendrix and Lucille Jeter.
Hendrix remained in England, and on the morning of September 18, 1970, was found dead in the basement apartment of the Samarkland Hotel, 22 Lansdowne Crescent, London.
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 Jimi Hendrix
Widely acknowledged as one of the most daring and inventive virtuosos in rock history, Hendrix pioneered the electric guitar (he played a right-handed Fender Stratocaster upside-down and left-handed) as an electronic sound source capable of feedback, distortion, and a host of other effects that could be crafted into an articulate and fluid emotional vocabulary.
Hendrix's popularity Stateside was a bit slower in igniting, but "Are You Experienced?" finally broke through in a major way after a defining moment at the famed Monterey Pop Festival when the notoriously outlandish frontman created a sensation by coaxing flames from his Stratocaster during the band's performance.
In 1994, M.C.A. released three Hendrix thematic compilations, one ("Jimi Hendrix: Blues") devoted to blues, another ("Jimi Hendrix: Woodstock") to his Woodstock performance, and a third ("Voodoo Soup") that represented an attempt to posthumously recreate Hendrix's unfinished studio album.
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 Jimi Hendrix
Hendrix was the first of the true hard rock guitarists, he was fl and a sex symbol to boot.
Hendrix continued to tour the United States in the summer of 1970 before returning to England in August to prepare for his final appearance at The Isle Of Wight Festival.
She claims that Jimi showed her a handful of pills given to him by friends at the party but threw them out as they drove back to their flat, Jimi telling her he had not taken anything at the party.
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 VH1.com : Jimi Hendrix : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Hendrix was a master at coaxing all manner of unforeseen sonics from his instrument, often with innovative amplification experiments that produced astral-quality feedback and roaring distortion.
At the same time, Hendrix felt torn in many directions by various fellow musicians, record-company expectations, and management pressures, all of whom had their own ideas of what Hendrix should be doing.
While outside parties did contribute to bogging down Hendrix's studio work, it also seems likely that Jimi himself was partly responsible for the stalemate, unable to form a permanent lineup of musicians, unable to decide what musical direction to pursue, unable to bring himself to complete another album despite jamming endlessly.
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 Jimi Hendrix Biography - Biography.com
Hendrix later enlisted in the United States Army in 1961 and became as a paratrooper.
Hendrix even had his own recording studio in which he could work with different performers and try out new songs and sounds.
Hendrix tried his luck with another group, forming Band of Gypsys in late 1969 with his army buddy Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles.
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 Jimi Hendrix - hotshotdigital.com
Considered to be the most influential guitarist in modern music, Jimi Hendrix perfected the deliberate use of distortion and feedback, using it to complement his natural virtuoso ability.
In addition to his songwriting and playing ability, Jimi Hendrix was also a pioneer in using the recording studio as an "instrument".
His untimely demise in 1970 was a sudden and grievous shock to the those who had come to know Jimi Hendrix and his music.
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 Jimi Hendrix
The Hendrix family finally got control of his recordings in the mid-90s, and they started off doing (as GWB would say) a superb job, releasing remastered versions of the original studio releases, plus two albums of studio material never released in his lifetime.
Hendrix was the only artist at this point who could go toe-to-toe with the Beatles when it came to wild studio experimentation ("Third Stone From The Sun"; title track), and on top of that his pure musicianship already blew away every other rock guitarist of the era.
Sure, Hendrix was a great bluesman, but he never intended to release a blues album per se, and this attempt comes off as wholly artificial.
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 Jimi Hendrix - 1000 Great Guitar Sites on the Web
The Voodoo Stratocaster is a tribute in tone to the voodoo master himself-- Jimi Hendrix.
In 1970, Hendrix returned to London, where, on September 18th, he was found dead in his apartment.
Hendrix was a master at coaxing all manner of unforeseen sonics from his instrument, often with innovative amplification experiments that produced astral-quality feedback and roaring distortion.
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 Jimi Hendrix : Rolling Stone
This live album captures a thrilling Hendrix gig in the U.K. at the Isle of Wight Festival, on August 30th, 1970 -- between sets...
Jimi Hendrix was one of rock's few true originals.
Jimi Hendrix's influence figures prominently in the playing style of rockers ranging from Robin Trower to Living Colour's Vernon Reid to Stevie Ray Vaughan.
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 Jimi Hendrix photos:Jimi Hendrix images:Jimi Hendrix pictures:Elliott Landy's classic photos of Jimi Hendrix
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214.Jimi Hendrix and The Experience, press conference on top of Pan Am bldg, NYC, ‘68.
All images © Elliott Landy and may not be used without permission.
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 The Jimi Hendrix Music - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jimi jams with former boss Curtis Knight during a session at PPX Studios: the results of the reunion are later realised by Ed Chalpin, prompting a flurry of lawsuits.
Jimi begins two nights of shows at the Fillmore East in New York, which are taped for the 'Band Of Gypsys' album - the rights to which are presented to Ed Chalpin in settlement of his outstanding contractual claim on Hendrix's services, dating back to 1965.
Hendrix has to leave the stage after two songs of a New York performance with The Band Of Gypsys; the line-up is disbanded soon afterwards.
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 Jimi Hendrix Encyclopedia Article @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Inspired by the innovative spirit of legendary musician Jimi Hendrix, Hendrix Electric Vodka is a super-premium spirit offering the smooth flavor and purity of...
In addition to Fender Stratocasters, Hendrix was also photographed playing Fender Jaguars, Duosonics and Jazzmasters and Gibson SGs.
Custom ordered from Gibson, Jimi's example featured gold hardware,a bound fingerboard and "spilt-diamond" fret markers that were not found on other 60's-era Flying Vs.
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 JIMI HENDRIX/Jazz Piano
JIMI HENDRIX is well known as a musical icon and innovative guitar genius.
I think the greatest thing about this CD is that Hendrix fans like us can use it to slip a little Jimi in situations where it might not otherwise be appropriate.
The twenty Hendrix classics found on Songs keeps the fingers sanpping and the ears and mind alert, for part of the fun in listening is trying to pick out familiar chords.
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 Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix was one of the greatest electric guitarists that ever lived and was at the forefront of the psychedelic (acid rock) movement of the late 60's.
Jimi had and continues to have a profound effect on pop, rock, blues, and even jazz guitar.
Jimi Hendrix charted new territories with his use of roaring distortion and feedback, huge volume levels, and his use of the wah-wah pedal.
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 Jimi Hendrix Music T-Shirts - Classic Rock - Electric Guitar - The Experience
Hendrix's music was also influenced by jazz; he often cited Rahsaan Roland Kirk as his favorite musician.
Hendrix was notably one of the first to experiment with stereo and phasing effects during the recording process.
Hendrix was also an accomplished songwriter whose compositions have been performed by countless artists.
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 Jimi Hendrix Concert, Jimi Hendrix Video, Jimi Hendrix Guitar Tab
In the 1960's, attending a Jimi Hendrix concert was a political statement.
Jimi Hendrix served as a paratrooper in the US Army for seven months and was discharged due to a broken ankle.
Although he wasn't a political activist, Jimi Hendrix became a symbol of the Anti-Vietnam War Movement.
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