Jimi Hendrix

50 Years Ago Today: The Death of Jimi Hendrix and the Birth of a Black Sabbath Staple

September 18, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix and the release of Black Sabbath’s landmark album ‘Paranoid.’ Here’s why it’s one of the most important dates in rock history.
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High Roller Drops $216,000 on This Piece of Jimi Hendrix History

An early piece of Jimi Hendrix history sold for $216,000 during an online auction over the weekend. The early 1960s Japanese sunburst electric guitar jumped nearly four times it’s pre-auction estimated value.
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Prince's Purple Boots and Jimi Hendrix Rare Guitar Is Going Up for Auction

While few will ever be able to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix or Prince, you can certainly try to look the part. Clothing, instruments, and other items from the legendary artists are set to go up for auction on August 8th.
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Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Hendrix, Prince

Eddie Vedder and the Red Hot Chili Peppers teamed up for some epic covers during a fun night of music in Los Angeles. The Pearl Jam frontman joined Anthony Kiedis and company for Jimi Hendrix ’s version of “All Along the Watchtower” and Prince ’s “Purple Rain.” The performances took place during...
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10 Best Jimi Hendrix Deep Cuts You Didn't Know You Love

46 tracks on three albums recorded in barely more than a year. It’s not hard to argue that no rock artist accomplished so much in so little time with as much influence as Jimi Hendrix . The peerless guitar legend began perfecting his craft in backing bands for stars like Little Richard in the early...
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It was 49 years ago today (September 18th, 1970) that Jimi Hendrix died at the age of 27, about two months shy of his 28th birthday. Nearly five decades later, the events surrounding his death remain sketchy at best, with the only clear fact being that the coroner report stated that Hendrix had...
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Woodstock at 50: 7 Performers Who Are No Longer With Us

It has been 50 years since just a few more people than expected made a pilgrimage to the middle of nowhere in upstate New York for Woodstock. By the time the music and arts festival that lasted parts of four days was over, an estimated 400,000+ had unknowingly taken part of history. From August 15-...
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Jimi Hendrix caught mid guitar-break during his performance at the Isle of Wight Festival, August 1970

This Day in Music History: Hendrix Signs With Reprise. Here Are His 10 Best Deep Cuts

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Jimmy Page / Hendrix's Flying V

Iconic Instruments Of Rock & Roll Exhibit Opening

Where you can find Page's costume and Hendrix's Flying V
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Santana at Woodstock

Plans For 50th Anniversary Woodstock Reportedly Underway

Official announcement could be coming soon
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