“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace“
Jimi Hendrix was an American musician, songwriter and singer widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists of the 20th century. Although his mainstream career only spanned four years, he broke the accepted boundaries, range and vocabulary of the electric guitar to reach musical heights that no musician had ever ventured to before.
Do you love Jimi Hendrix as much as we do? Here are some of our favourite facts about him for you to enjoy:
- Jimi Hendrix used his dreams as an inspiration for his songs.
- Jimi Hendrix played backup guitar for many big names such as Sam Cooke, Little Richard, Wilson Pickett, Tina Turner, and The Isley Brothers.
- You can visit Jimi Hendrix’s London apartment, which has been turned into a museum.
- Jimi Hendrix died in 1970, aged twenty-seven.
- Jimi Hendrix was a great showman and flaunted outrageous guitar techniques, such as playing with his teeth, behind his back, and without touching the strings.
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