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Rapper Andre 3000 To Play Jimi Hendrix In New Biopic

Andre 3000, one half of the hip-hop group OutKast, will be getting into character to to play Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming biopic All Is By My Side, which will begin shooting in Ireland later […]

05/08/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Davy Jones

People say I Monkee around, but I’m too busy typing to put anybody down. Davy Jones is gone…and so is my innocence. Not that I had any left, anyway.

02/28/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Greatest Guitarists of All Time

Where would JACK FM be without the Almighty Axe turned up to 11? Probaby doin’ hog reports and playin’ Polka on the weekends…I love the accordion.

12/01/2011

JACK’s Inside Track: Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix lives in ME! Well, not really…but our astrological existences are forever linked. Jeez, now I sound like Marnie from Moon Goddess Emporium on True Blood…

09/20/2011

Jimi Hendrix Died 40 Years Ago, And We’re Still Finding Facts We Never Knew

[lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] died on September 18th, 1970 making this year the 40th anniversary of his death.  Our friends in Detroit sat down with Brad Schreiber, co-author of Becoming Jimi Hendrix: From Southern Crossroads to Psychedelic […]

09/17/2010

Remembering Stevie Ray Vaughan on the 20th Anniversary of His Untimely Death

After years of hard drinking and cocaine abuse, the great guitarist [lastfm]Stevie Ray Vaughan[/lastfm] got himself clean and sober in October 1986. He was 32. Acknowledging that he’d hit rock bottom, the quiet bluesman once […]

08/27/2010

Exhibition Opens at Jimi Hendrix’s Old Flat

A corner of Brook Street, in London’s Mayfair, is being turned into a prime destination for music history enthusiasts. Twenty-five Brook Street already hosts a museum dedicated to 18th century composer George Frideric Handel, who […]

08/25/2010

Jimi Hendrix Gibson Flying V Guitar On Display

[lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm]‘s Flying V guitar is among items gathered together to celebrate his time living in London, where he first found fame. The “Flying Angel” Gibson Flying V guitar is the one on which he […]

08/24/2010

Hendrix Items On Show In His Former London Home

Clothing, mementoes and handwritten lyrics belonging to [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] are going on display at his former London home to mark the 40th anniversary of his death. The guitarist lived during the late 1960s in an […]

08/17/2010

Paul McCartney Honors Jimi Hendrix At Isle Of Wight

As part of his headlining performance at this year’s Isle of Wight Festival, [lastfm]Paul McCartney [/lastfm]paid tribute to legendary guitarist [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm], who gave a historic performance at the U.K. fest in 1970.

06/14/2010

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