Jimi Hendrix

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JACK’s Inside Track: Jimi Hendrix

Wanna buy an overpriced “vintage” T-shirt with some Hendrix lyrics scrawled across the front?

104.1 JACK-FM–11/15/2012

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Hendrix At 70: “Like Getting A Blessing From The Pope” – Robert Lamm Of Chicago

Robert Lamm of Chicago tells CBS Local that his band was doing horn-based arrangements of Hendrix songs early on. Hendrix became a fan and supporter of the group, and when he expressed respect for Chicago’s late guitarist/leader Terry Kath, it meant a lot to the entire group.pr

11/13/2012

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Hendrix At 70: “He’s The Ultimate Rock Guitar Player” – Def Leppard

Def Leppard recently spoke with CBS Local about Jimi Hendrix, and guitarist Phil Collen called him “the ultimate rock guitar player, the most amazing guitar player of all time.” Singer Joe Elliott, meanwhile, marveled at Hendrix’s abilities as a singer.

11/08/2012

The Tupac hologram in its full glory at Coachella this past April.

Company Behind Tupac & Elvis Holograms Files For Bankruptcy

The company responsible for the groundbreaking CGI-projected image of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur, as well as the upcoming Elvis Presley hologram, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

09/12/2012

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One-Of-A-Kind Jimi Hendrix Film Sells For $10,000 On eBay

In a 10-day long auction, four never-before-seen 16mm color film reels of Jimi Hendrix were sold to an undisclosed buyer on eBay for $10,000.

08/09/2012

Gary Moore

Gary Moore’s Jimi Hendrix Tribute

One of the great blues-rock guitarists of all time, the late Gary Moore took time back in 2007 to pay tribute to one of his personal guitar heroes. Now Eagle Rock Entertainment is making Moore’s concert of Jimi Hendrix songs available to the public.

07/16/2012

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band In Concert

8 Classic Songs About America

Country stars are known far and wide for their patriotism, but they’re not the only musicians inspired by America.

07/04/2012

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Jimi Hendrix “Jimi Plays Berkeley” Reissue On The Way

The folks at ExperienceHendrix are preparing a couple of new reissues to celebrate what would havebeen Jimi Hendrix’s 70th birthday. On July 10, the newly restored and expanded edition of Jimi Plays Berkeley will be […]

06/01/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Jimi Hendrix

Now the Hendrix estate is sayin’ “Oh NO YOU CAN’T!” over the new Jimi biopic in the works starring Andre 3000 of Outkast as the Late Legend…And the Wind Cries Lawsuit…

05/24/2012

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Jimi Hendrix Biopic May Not Be Happening, Says Janie Hendrix

Just a few days ago, it was reported that a Jimi Hendrix biopic titled All Is By My Side, starring hip-hop artist Andre 3000 of OutKast, was scheduled to begin shooting in Ireland this month.

05/10/2012

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