On September 18th 1970 the music world lost yet another guitar legend – Jimi Hendrix. Jimi died, aged 27, in the flat of his girlfriend, Monika Dannemann, in Notting Hill, London.
Wonders will never cease about what musical delights Jimi would have created if he was still alive today!
“James Marshall“Jimi” Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendricks, November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is often considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in the history of rock music by other musicians and commentators in the industry,and one of the most important and influential musicians of his era across a range of genres.” (Source Wikipedia)
September 18th 2010, marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of Jimi Hendrix. RIP, Jimi.
Enjoy Jimi’s amazing live version of “Little Wing”
Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix
Plenty of artists have covered this famous Hendrix track. Take a listen to a few of the best:
- Stevie Ray Vaughan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88rF8T2S3Dk
- G3 (Satriani, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGwzuptNgGo
- John Mayer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-so8vnOCe1Q
- Jeff Beck: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcpiD0ZwBUw
Official website: http://www.jimihendrix.com