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    Jimi Hendrix

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    century, Jimi Hendrix pioneered the explosive possibilities of the electric guitar. Hendrix's innovative style of combining fuzz, feedback and controlled distortion created a new musical form. Because he was unable to read or write music, it is nothing short of remarkable that Jimi Hendrix's meteoric rise in the music took place in just four short years. His musical language continues to influence a host of modern musicians, from George Clinton to Miles Davis, and Steve Vai to Jonny Lang. Jimi Hendrix

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    Jimi Hendrix

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    Jimi Hendrix, a superstar of psychedelic rock and roll, and an icon in millions of eyes was my first taste of real rock and roll. I first heard the psychedelic sounds of Voodoo Child when I was six years old. I remember it clearly. I was riding in my cousins old jeep with no doors. He had just installed a new CD player and popped in a CD by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, he flipped a couple switches and out came Voodoo Child blasting thru his speakers. The sound was soothing and although I couldn’t

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    Jimi Hendrix

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    Jimi Hendrix History has always been marked by great music. Every generation has it's own unique genre; from classical to swing, people have always found a song or a melody that seemed as if it was written just for them. However, truly great music is created by a certain type of genius. It takes more than the average guy to forge a classic like "Stairway to Heaven." Two men in the late twentieth century were such masterminds: Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. While both will live forever in musical

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    Jimi Hendrix, perhaps the best guitarist in rock history became the definition of rock music. In 1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience shocked the nation with their first album; Are You Experienced? Hendrix had a short life due to drugs. When he was only 27 years old, he died while choking on his own vomit on his way to a hospital. In a few years, rock and roll changed a great deal and Jimi was the sole influence. Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington on November 27, 1942. When he was a child

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    Analysis Of Jimi Hendrix

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    Jimi Hendrix is considered one of the most highly regarded and influential rock guitarists in American history. Hendrix was a pioneer for the genre of hard rock; an instrumental genius. His combination of sounds on his guitar and on stage was both chaotic and brilliant at the same time. Though he was a powerful performer in general, many remember him for his breakthrough performance at Woodstock Music Festival in 1969, when he sang “Star Spangled Banner.” This particular performance is regarded to

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    Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer who is widely considered to be the most important electric guitarist in the history of music. Although Hendrix is known for his outstanding ability to play the guitar, he is also a very famous name in Blues music. He played the acoustic guitar but is known for his outstanding ability to play the electric guitar. With songs such as Red House, Here My Train A Comin', and Born Under a Bad Sign, Hendrix is considered

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    Jimi Hendrix He died 26 years ago this week in a London hotel room, with a girlfriend who couldn't make up her mind to call an ambulance. James Marshall Hendrix had ingested nine German sleeping pills, some wine, and a meal of brown rice. He was 27 years old. The British had discovered him -- give them credit there. Like Faulkner and the French, it took another country to recognize this quintessentially American artist. Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix was a mix of African, Cherokee and

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    Johnny Allen Hendrix was born to James Allen "Al" Hendrix and Lucille Jeter in Seattle, Washington on 27th November, 1942. For much of his infant life, his father was absent due to serving with the military in France until discharge on September 1st, 1945. Upon his return Johnny Allen's name was changed legally to James Marshall in 1946. Aged 9 James Marshall saw his parent's get divorced after several years of troubled marriage, which affected him profoundly. His father won rights to custody. Thereafter

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    The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Life of a Guitar Player Taylor Haywood September 14, 2015 Period 4 Miss Records There have been many bigshot artists that have gone down in music history over the years. One man in particular, however, will forever be known all over the world for his famous works and amazing stage performances. This man is none other than the one and only Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix altered the style of rock and roll during the late 60’s early 70’s and is widely considered one

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    Musician, singer, and song-writer Jimi Hendrix is not your typical tragic hero. Through his success and downfall, there are many factors that contribute to his heroism. On November 27, 1942, Johnny Allen Hendrix was born. He was born in Seattle, Washington to Al Hendrix and Lucille Hendrix. When Jimi was born his father was drafted into the Army and missed the first four years of his son’s life. During those years Jimi’s mother had moved out of her parents home only to bounce from one home to another

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