Knowledge Identifier: +Jimi_Hendrix
Born in 1942.
Countries: United States (40%), United Kingdom (28%), (8%)
Linked to: Polydor Records, Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, Handel House Museum, Washington Middle School
Buddy Miles - "'George Allen Miles, Jr."' , known as "'Buddy Miles"', was an American rock and funk drummer, most known as a founding member of The Electric Flag in 1967, as a member of Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsys from 1969 through to January 1970
Cerrone - By the end of the 1960s, he was fascinated by Jimi Hendrix, Carlos_Santana and Blood, Sweat & Tears, amongst others
Dezo Hoffmann - He earned international acclaim in the 1960s, shooting photographs of well known pop and showbiz personalities, such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, Charlie Chaplin, Sophia Loren, Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, The Kinks, The Shadows, Tom Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Frank_Sinatra, Bob Marley, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Elton John, Omar Sharif and Pink Floyd
Violet (color) - In the 1960s, it was associated with hallucinogenic drugs, and with the music of Jimi Hendrix, particularly the 1967 song Purple Haze
Jazz - In the late 1960s and early 1970s the hybrid form of jazz-rock fusion was developed by combining jazz improvisation with rock rhythms, electric instruments and the highly amplified stage sound of rock musicians such as Jimi Hendrix
Lonnie Mack - Soon, a handful of predominantly white blues bands rose to prominence, including John Mayall's Bluesbreakers in the UK and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band in the US. During the mid-through-late 1960s, a new generation of electric blues guitarists emerged, including Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Page, most of whom were, or soon became, frontmen for blues-based rock bands
In September 1963, after Cox's Army discharge, he and Hendrix moved to nearby Clarksville, Tennessee and formed a new band called the "King Kasuals"
After touring as a member of the Isley Brothers through the summer of 1964, Hendrix left the band after a gig in Nashville, Tennessee
A set of hair curlers was one of the few possessions that he took with him to England in 1966
Johnny Warman - After Jimi Hendrix had burst onto the British music scene in 1966 when Warman first heard "Hey Joe" he realised all he wanted to be was a Rock Star
Hey Joe - Chandler discovered Jimi Hendrix, who had been playing at the Cafe Wha- in 1966 and performing an arrangement of "Hey Joe" inspired by Rose's rendition
Hey Joe - Currently, the best-known version is The Jimi Hendrix Experience's 1966 recording, their debut single
Hey Joe - The garage rock band, The Music Machine, recorded a slow, moody, fuzz-laden version of the song in late 1966 which bears a strong resemblance to Jimi Hendrix's later version
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - The first official appearance of "The Jimi Hendrix Experience" was at the "Novelty" in Évreux on October 13, 1966
Procol Harum - After "A Whiter Shade of Pale" became a hit, the band set out to consolidate their studio success by touring; their live debut was opening for Jimi Hendrix in 1967
Eric Clapton - In early 1967 Clapton's status as Britain's top guitarist was rivalled by the emergence of Jimi Hendrix, an acid rock-infused guitarist who used wailing feedback and effects pedals to create new sounds for the instrument
Syd Barrett - During their UK tour with Jimi Hendrix in November 1967, guitarist David O'List from The Nice was called in to substitute for Barrett on several occasions when he was unable to perform or failed to appear
Drugs and alcohol played a role in Hendrix's 1968 rampage that badly damaged a Stockholm hotel room, which led to him injuring his right hand and to his arrest and eventual fine
Randy Jo Hobbs - He played bass with Jimi Hendrix on some 1968 live sessions which were later released unofficially as "Woke Up This Morning and Found Myself Dead" and "New York Sessions" , and officially as "Bleeding Heart"
Bob Wills - In a 1968 issue of "Guitar Player", rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix said of Wills and the Playboys: "I dig them
Chris Wood (rock musician) - Wood played with Jimi Hendrix in 1968, appearing on "Electric Ladyland"
Ed Shaughnessy - In 1969 Ed was The Tonight Show session drummer during the performance of Jimi Hendrix
The Ronettes - Later in 1969, Ronnie and Estelle were invited into the studio by Jimi Hendrix to record backing vocals on "Earth Blues
Larry Lee - Lee was an old friend of Jimi Hendrix and Billy Cox, they had all played together in various R&B acts, and in 1969 he joined Hendrix's new band Gypsy Sun and Rainbows as rhythm guitarist, occasionally playing alternating lead
Adrian Gurvitz - Jimi Hendrix quoted the song's riff during his song "Machine Gun" at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970
Randy Castillo - On 18 June 1970, exactly three months before Jimi Hendrix died, he snuck into one of Hendrix's concerts and hid under the stage to get a closer look
Eli Lilly and Company - On September 18, 1970, rock guitarist legend Jimi Hendrix died from a secobarbital overdose
War - This was due to some tracks being used for 1971's "Rainbow Bridge" and 1972's "War Heroes" for contractual reasons
As well as playing it, it was this guitar that Zappa chose to be photographed with for the cover of the January 1977 edition of "Guitar Player"
Kit Lambert - In 1980 Lambert, assisted by Irish journalist John Lindsay, began writing a book on his life, of how he found the Who, and with many never-before-told stories about his contemporaries The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Brian Epstein, Jimi Hendrix and friends like Princess Margaret and Liberace
Richie Sambora - He covered Jimi Hendrix's "The Wind Cries Mary" for the soundtrack of "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane", released in 1990
Jon Butcher - In the mid 1990s, Butcher released two solo blues albums, "Positively the Blues" and "Electric Factory", a title loosely derived from Jimi Hendrix's "Electric Ladyland"
Carole Laure - For her 1991 album "She Says Move On", she recorded a cover version of Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze"
Albert King - His final album, "Red House" - named after the Jimi Hendrix song - was recorded in 1992
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - In 1992, The Jimi Hendrix Experience were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Pretenders - Several recordings as The Pretenders occurred during 1993, including a cover version of the Jimi Hendrix's "Bold As Love" for the tribute album "Stone Free", and a cover of 10cc's "I'm Not In Love" for the film, "Indecent Proposal"
Robert Dick (flautist) - His 1994 album "Third Stone from the Sun" , a tribute to guitarist Jimi Hendrix, was named part of the suggested "Core Collection" by the editors of the "Penguin Guide to Jazz"
Karl Ferris - Also in 2000, Karl was commissioned to supply three of his original 1967 Hendrix photographs for cover and inside booklet of the ultra-premium "The Jimi Hendrix Experience" box set
Wood Harris - He subsequently guest starred in a variety of television and film venues before portraying legendary rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix in Showtime's 2000 movie, "Hendrix"
Brass accents for the dome and a large brass statue of Hendrix were announced as being under construction in Italy, but since 2002 no information as to the status of the project has been revealed to the public
Angelique Kidjo - In February 2003, she performed a cover of Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Child " at the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City alongside Chicago blues guitar legend Buddy Guy and New York rock guitarist Vernon Reid in what would become part of "Lightning In A Bottle: One Night In The History Of The Blues", a documentary about blues music that features live concert footage of other rock, rap, and blues greats
James Blood Ulmer - In a 2005 "Down Beat" interview, Ulmer opined that guitar technique had not advanced since the death of Jimi Hendrix
Described as the first guitar Hendrix set fire to, another of his Stratocasters was sold at an auction for a record price in London two years later in 2008
Michael Jeffery (manager) - In May 2009 the UK media reported claims by James "Tappy" Wright,that Michael Jeffery had murdered Jimi Hendrix
Joe Satriani - In March 2010 Satriani participated with other guitarists in the Experience Hendrix Tribute Tour, performing music written and inspired by Jimi Hendrix
Ed Kuepper - After spending most of 2013 on the road, performing a series of "Solo and By Request" shows, Kuepper released "The Return of the Mail-Order Bridegroom", the second instalment in a "mail-order" series, containing reworked acoustic versions of songs by his former bands The Saints and Laughing Clowns, as well as new versions of his solo material and songs popularised by artists including Jimi Hendrix and The Walker Brothers
Mose Allison - His music has influenced many blues and rock artists, including Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Tom Waits, The Yardbirds, John Mayall, J. J. Cale, The Who , and Georgie Fame, who described him, at a concert at the Rose Theatre Kingston on 24 May 2013 as "more important than Bob Dylan"
Hugh Cornwell - During at interview with the BBC's David Burns on 31 October 2014, he cited the stripped down three-piece as his preferred musical format, likening it to the classic Jimi Hendrix and Cream formats
On August 21st, 2016, Jimi Hendrix was officially inducted into the R&B Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Michigan