Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington in 1942. The naive couple James Allen Ross Hendrix and Lucille Jetters eagerly welcomed Johnny Allen Hendrix into the world. Unfortunately James Hendrix was in deployed in the Army when his son arrived and as a result did not see him till he turned three (Henderson). Hendrix’s mother was inexperienced alone and not prepared for motherhood. So as a child Hendrix moved from family member to family member at a very young age (Notable Black American Men). Among the numerous family members he lived with were his paternal grandparents. Nora and Ross Hendrix took in Hendrix and his little brother...
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