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Hendrix At 70: “He’s The Ultimate Rock Guitar Player” – Def Leppard

Def Leppard recently spoke with CBS Local about Jimi Hendrix, and guitarist Phil Collen called him “the ultimate rock guitar player, the most amazing guitar player of all time.” Singer Joe Elliott, meanwhile, marveled at Hendrix’s abilities as a singer.

11/08/2012

The Tupac hologram in its full glory at Coachella this past April.

Company Behind Tupac & Elvis Holograms Files For Bankruptcy

The company responsible for the groundbreaking CGI-projected image of deceased rapper Tupac Shakur, as well as the upcoming Elvis Presley hologram, has filed for bankruptcy protection.

09/12/2012

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One-Of-A-Kind Jimi Hendrix Film Sells For $10,000 On eBay

In a 10-day long auction, four never-before-seen 16mm color film reels of Jimi Hendrix were sold to an undisclosed buyer on eBay for $10,000.

08/09/2012

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Gary Moore’s Jimi Hendrix Tribute

One of the great blues-rock guitarists of all time, the late Gary Moore took time back in 2007 to pay tribute to one of his personal guitar heroes. Now Eagle Rock Entertainment is making Moore’s […]

07/13/2012

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Library Of Congress To Preserve Recordings Of Interviews With Music Legends

Bo Diddley talking about his own demise. David Bowie taunting Mick Jagger for being too “conservative.” Les Paul musing about his invention of his namesake guitar. Those are just some of the topics discussed in […]

06/19/2012

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Mighty John’s Top 10 Records Worth $1000 Or More That Can Be Found At Yard Sales

Avid music collectors might want to hit the yard sales this summer to look for hidden music gems that can rake in the big bucks. Expert record collector “Mighty” John Marshall of moneymusic.com called spoke […]

06/11/2012

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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

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Top Five Tracks That Used Marshall Stacks

As Jim Marshall, the “father of loud” has departed to higher ground, he has left a loud legacy behind him indeed. Without the magic of Marshall amplifiers, many of rock’s legends would have been deprived […]

04/09/2012

Want Jimi’s Guitar? It’s Only £250,000!

In one of the most iconic moments of rock history, legendary virtuoso [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] broke all the rules of conservative rock-and-roll. Touring with the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jimi was always looking for ways to perfect his […]

11/19/2010

Rare Jimi Hendrix Deep Cut Amid Rights Debate

Part of the inherent fun of music lies in the debates. There are never any rights or wrongs when it comes to taste (unless you’re listening to The Dixie Chicks. STOP IT ALREADY YOU’RE WRONG). […]

10/15/2010

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