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"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."    ~ jimi hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix people always talk innovation of sound with…

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James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American musician, singer and songwriter. He is one of the most influential musicians of all time and considered by many to be the greatest electric guitarist in music history

In mid-1958, at age 15, Hendrix acquired his first acoustic guitar, for $5.  He earnestly applied himself, playing the instrument for several hours daily, watching others and getting tips from more experienced guitarists, and listening to blues artists such as Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, and Robert Johnson.

Check out the vinyl album, left, Bo Diddley 'Gunslinger'. JH as a schoolboy sitting by his opened locker practicing. for more early life pics.

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Jimi Hendrix on Drums, Monterey Pop Festival, 1967 by Jim Marshall -

Jimi in stripey strides...Timeless Jimi...

Jimi Hendrix's sense of style was extraordinary and eclectic. Combining colors, textures, and designs, Hendrix expressed his creativity and .

Woodstock: Woodstock

Woodstock: previously unseen images

I saw him in person with Bobby Rees in Muncie at the fairgrounds when we were teens.

vintage everyday: Jimi Hendrix in the Army, 1961-1962

Jimi Hendrix > Army days > playin' a Danelectro = Private James Marshall Hendrix of the Airborne, playing guitar at Fort Campbell Kentucky 1962

Jimi Hendrix waves "Hi" to girlies on the standby

jimi-killed-the-voodoo-child: “murdergutsallfun: “ looks just like the flat I lived in… but then again, they all do.

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Jimi was such an innovator. one of the most influential guitarist in rock history.

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