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    words of the most influential guitarist in music history. Jimi Hendrix was a star in the ‘60s and is now a household name. Because Jimi Hendrix continues to be an icon in the music industry, people should educate themselves about his early life, rise to stardom, fame, and even his tragic death. Jonny Hendrix was born on November 21,1942 at Seattle’s King County Hospital. (Jimihendrix.com) Jonny’s dad, Al Hendrix, was in the army. Once he came home he divorced Jonny’s mom ,Lucille Hendrix because, she left all three kids. While Al way away Jonny, Leon, and Joesph all stayed with random relatives. To pass time during his messy childhood, Jonny…

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    “In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first” Jimi Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1943 in Seattle, Washington. He was nine years old when his mom died. His dad got custody of Jimi and his brother, Al. His dad would not let them go to their mom's funeral. Instead he gave them a shot of whiskey and said, “You are a man now and you have to deal with loss.” Before Jimi was famous, he was caught in a stolen car three times. He had the option to go to…

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    Jimi Hendrix Influence

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    talk about Jimi Hendrix who is one of my personal favorites. Jimi Hendrix was regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in history. He has said that his acid “trips” influenced his ideas for his music, often basing them off of past experiences. He was a wonderful guitarist, and very influential. I love to listen to his music, because it is so beautiful. He has blues and jazz influences in his music, and I love how he can improvise on stage at any given time. I like to watch his…

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    Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27th, 1942 as Johnny Allen Hendrix at Seattle’s King County Hospital. James Marshal, as he was later renamed by his father, had an early curiosity in music and began drawing influence from the major artists of the time. As a little kid, Jimi would sit on the edge of his bed, listening to music and “strumming” the broom like a guitar. Once James, his father, found out about this behavior, he gave his son an old one string ukulele to strum on instead. By the…

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    The Life of Jimi Hendrix James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career lasted only four years, he is regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in American history. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame regards him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock. He was born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and trained as a…

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    INTRODUCTION There’s just something about the guitar. It’s hard to define. There aren’t many art forms that are capable of connecting radically different ideas and lifestyles. For some reason, the guitar happens to be one of them. For example: Jimi Hendrix is unanimously considered one of the greats. He was known for his outrageous stage habits (like setting his axe on fire), his ability to draw influences from Black music into Rock N Roll, and his divine talents on the guitar. Jimi played as…

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    Jimi Hendrix was probably one of the most innovative musicians to ever live. He was the musician that created a whole new style of music we hear today. He discovered the endless possibilities of different sounds and effects you can get out of a guitar. Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison changed rock and roll very dramatically. Jimi Hendrix has had many names in his life. Jimi Hendrix was born under the name of Johnny Allen Hendrix on Nov. 27,1942 but is referred to as Jimi. Jimi was also called Jimi…

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    Jimi Hendrix is the emblematic idea of the racial idea and contradictions of the 1960's. Following World War II there was a great social change. The civil rights movement had begun to take charge across the country. This was a time where many issues that had been stirring up, began to make their moves. It was a time of socio-political change in America. The 1960’s were an intense time for race relations here in the United States. “White” America had a hard time practicing what it preached. You…

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    featuring the famous guitarist of the 1970s, Jimi Hendrix. The video was recorded at Miami in 1968, where Hendrix is performed one of his best-known songs “Foxey Lady” to a crowd of audience. This video recording of Hendrix surprised me, and there are several of reasons why. I seldom listen to Rock Music, and didn’t show much interest. Growing up I was more comfortable with classical music and the Piano;…

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    The lead singers of the band who often claim all the fame, however, lead guitarists are musicians who are masters of their craft. These legendary lead guitarists in rock bands that include Jimi Hendrix, and Slash, are famous in their own right. It’s true that the vocalist may have his lyrics, but, it is the rhythm section behind him, who truly make the sound. The list of legendary lead guitarists: 1. The top spot goes to the American rock guitarist and singer - Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix is…

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