Jimi Hendrix


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in Seattle, Washington, The United States
November 27, 1942

Died
September 18, 1970

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Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. Hendrix is considered one of the greatest and most influential guitarists in rock music history. After initial success in Europe, he achieved fame in the USA following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later, Hendrix headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival.

Hendrix helped develop the technique of guitar feedback with overdriven amplifiers. He was influenced by blues artists such as B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Albert King, and Elmore James, rhythm and blues and soul guitarists Curtis Mayfield, Steve Cropper, as well as by some modern jazz.

Carlos Santana has suggested that Hendrix's music may have been influenced by his Native American heritage. As a record
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Starting at Zero

4.16 avg rating — 561 ratings — published 2013 — 14 editions
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Jimi Hendrix - Electric Lad...

4.43 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Jimi Hendrix - Are You Expe...

4.29 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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Jimi Hendrix por ele mesmo

4.06 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2014
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Jimi Hendrix: The Ultimate ...

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Jimi Hendrix Experience - S...

4.30 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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Jimi Hendrix - Experience H...

4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1998
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Jimi Hendrix - Live at Wood...

4.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Jimi Hendrix: Band of Gypsys

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Cherokee Mist

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