“Destiny” is how Billy Cox refers to his chance meeting with Jimi Hendrix – a destiny that would shape the path of his entire life. He heard Jimi’s music first and then he met the man – a man that he knew he had to perform with. A man who inspired him to pick up [...]
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Welcome back my fellow Blues lovers! This week I am featuring some photos from the Jimi Hendrix Birthday Tribute show held at BB King’s on Jimi’s birthday, Nov. 27. This was the 5th annual show but my first time attending. Some of the musicians that performed included Lance Lopez, Popa Chubby, Mountain drummer Corky Laing, [...]
Experience Hendrix Tour The 2010 version of the “Experience Hendrix Tour” was a heartfelt tribute to Jimi Hendrix. It was a guitar lover’s dream, performed by artists who clearly idolized the guitar god and performed at an intense level as if Hendrix himself was watching the performance. The show was filled with highlights peaking with [...]
Jimi Hendrix Album Covers The psychedelic landscape of the 60’s opened the door to creativity both in and out of the studio. The colorful fluidity of sound produced by Jimi Hendrix embraced the culture. But the creative soul has more than one outlet and for Jimi Hendrix the outlet was painting. According to Hendrix’s former [...]
Jimi Hendrix: London By Bill Saunders In September 1966, a young American named Jimmy James arrived in London from New York with $40 and a Fender Stratocaster guitar that had been stolen from Keith Richards. Four years later, having astonished the world with his music, he died in London under the name of Jimi [...]
Jimi Hendrix In The Army When Jimi Hendrix burst on to the London music scene in 1966, he seemed to come from nowhere. No one knew of him or where he’d been. He seemed like an overnight sensation. Jimi, however, had been honing his skills since childhood starting out with a ukulele and even [...]
An Interview of Kenny Wayne Shepherd talking of “Live From Chicago”, “Ten Days Out” , and The Experience Hendrix Tour.