Jimi Hendrix

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Jimi Hendrix Statue Vandalized, Two Arrests Made

Two men are in custody for their alleged connection in the defacing of Seattle’s Jimi Hendrix statue on Capitol Hill. The vandalism comes on the 43rd anniversary of his death.

09/19/2013

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The Animals’ Eric Burdon On How Gorbachev, Hendrix & Chuck Berry Have Inspired His Music

Like most legendary rockers from the British Invasion, Eric Burdon and his then-band, the Animals, were profoundly influenced by Chuck Berry.

07/10/2013

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Stones, Zeppelin Producer/Engineer Andy Johns Dies at 61

Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones engineer Andy Johns died Sunday (April 7) at the age of 61.

04/08/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Jimi Hendrix

Jimi’s gotta be the most prolific dead dude in history!

104.1 JACK-FM–03/20/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Should Artists’ Careers Continue After Death?

When our musical idols passed away in generations past, they left behind a legacy to remember them by. That wasn’t enough for superstars like Michael Jackson and Amy Winehouse – or perhaps more accurately, their estates.

02/05/2013

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7 ‘New’ Jimi Hendrix Songs Debut On ‘Hawaii Five-O’

March 5 will see the release of the next collection of previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix tracks, People, Hell & Angels. But you can get a preview of the album much sooner than that: seven of […]

01/20/2013

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Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound off

Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.

11/26/2012

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Hendrix At 70: What’s Next? ‘People, Hell & Angels,’ Miami Pop and Stephen Stills Collaboration?

Jimi Hendrix recorded a lot more material than what was contained on the studio three LPs released during his lifetime. From 1971′s “The Cry Of Love” to 2010′s “Valleys Of Neptune,” there seems to be a never ending trove of studio sessions that have yet to see commercial release. Happily, for fans, there’s more on the way.

11/26/2012

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Hendrix At 70: “‘Are You Experienced?’ Just Blew Me Away” – Peter Frampton

“Hendrix playing wasn’t ugly, but it was more ballsy. A little out-of-tune, but it was full of passion. I think it’s his passion that I love most of all. I’ve got everything that he’s done. ‘Are You Experienced?’ just blew me away.”

11/26/2012

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Hendrix At 70: “He Changed The Whole Landscape” – Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers

Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers was one of many artists inspired by Jimi; he told CBS Local that in the short period that Hendrix made records (1966-1970) “Musically, he changed the whole landscape, he was doin’ things that nobody was doin’.” While much has been said about Hendrix’s live showmanship, Johnston was more impressed by what Jimi did in the studio, including his use of feedback and backwards recording.

11/25/2012

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