Jimi Hendrix ~ RIP (1942-1970)

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

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 MarshallJimiHendrix (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:

Official website: http://www.jimihendrix.com

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About Richard Perkins

Richard Perkins is the founder of Bath Guitar School and has worked for the International Guitar Foundation, Brit Awards, Rockschool, B&NES Council, Mid Somerset Festival, Bath Music Plus, and appeared on BBC and ITV television and radio programming as well as being featured in Guitar Techniques, Total Guitar, Venue, Bath Life magazines and the Bath Chronicle newspaper. Richard is a graduate of the Commercial Music degree programme at Bath Spa University and has a HND in Popular Music from Oxford College.
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One Response to Jimi Hendrix ~ RIP (1942-1970)

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