Jimi Hendrix

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 […]


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). […]


Jimi Hendrix Died 40 Years Ago, And We’re Still Finding Facts We Never Knew

[lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] died on September 18th, 1970 making this year the 40th anniversary of his death.  Our friends in Detroit sat down with Brad Schreiber, co-author of Becoming Jimi Hendrix: From Southern Crossroads to Psychedelic […]


Jimi Hendrix Exhibit Opens at His Former London Flat

The 23 Brook Street Exhibit opened its doors today to give fans a look into [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix’s[/lastfm] life in London– and the interesting musical connection that the guitarist shared with a famous composer who inhabited the building […]


Jimi Hendrix: Giggler (With Video!)

Gered Mankovitz, the photographer who shot [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] in the 1960s, recently spoke about the guitar legend and unearthed some comical secrets about Hendrix.


The Periodic Table of ROCK!

Chances are, you couldn’t name 15 elements in the true periodic table of elements, but the question is, WHO is in the ROCK and ROLL Periodic Table? Check it out…


PhonerKaraoke “Purple Jack”

Rock legend [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] was a mostly self-taught left-handed guitar player. He was ambidextrous but chose to play the guitar upside-down and re-strung for playing left-handed, which suggests that he was more comfortable left-handed. Take a […]


Hendrix’s Estate And Martin Scorsese Sued By Lonnie Youngblood

Famed saxophonist [lastfm]Lonnie Youngblood[/lastfm] wants to prove a point with his lawsuit against guitar icon Jimi Hendrix’s estate, MCA Records and Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese.  Read on for details on why these three figures are givin’ Youngblood […]


Clapton’s ‘Crossroads Guitar Festival’ Features Legendary Stars

Over the weekend [lastfm]Eric Clapton[/lastfm]‘s annual Crossroads Guitar Festival took place in Bridgeview, Illinois, and never was a festival name more accurately titled than this one. Many of music history’s hottest guitar players performed, plus […]


Epic Cover Album: Carlos Santana is El Fuego

Absolutely no guitarist but [lastfm]Carlos Santana[/lastfm] has that combo of having played vintage Woodstock and having those much envied magical latin fingers. [lastfm]Santana[/lastfm] got to work and play gigs with some of the world’s most treasured […]