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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix
Born: Nov 27, 1942 in Seattle, WA
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Died: Sep 18, 1970 in London, England
Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock, R&B
Biography: In his brief four-year reign as a superstar, Jimi Hendrix expanded the vocabulary of the electric rock guitar more than anyone before or since. Hendrix was a master at coaxing all manner of unforeseen sonics from his instrument, often with innovative amplification experiments that produced astral-quality ...Read full biography
Are You Experienced [US Release]
Released: 1967
Label: Geffen
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One of the most stunning debuts in rock history, and one of the definitive albums of the psychedelic era. On Are You Experienced?, Jimi Hendrix synthesized various elements of the cutting edge of 1967 ...Read full review
Electric Ladyland
Released: 1968
Label: Geffen
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Jimi Hendrix's third and final album with the original Experience found him taking his funk and psychedelic sounds to the absolute limit. The result was not only one of the best rock albums of the era, ...Read full review
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