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The Doors: Record Store Day Release

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An exciting new release by The Doors is now available on Record Store Day: A Special Limited Edition 7” vinyl box set including classic singles “Riders On The Storm“, “The Changeling,” L.A. Woman”, and “Love Her Madly” with a special 7” of  recording session outtakes. Visit http://www.recordstoreday.com to find your closest indie record retailer!

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Hendrix’s Influence Today

Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon


“The legend of Jimi Hendrix has always captivated me. Before i even began playing, the stories of flaming guitars and amps turned all the way up made me realize that it wasn’t always enough to just hit the strings. To be one of the greats you’ve got to play to the eyes and the ears. No one did this better than Jimi and his legend will live for
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RARE Jimi Hendrix, Brian Jones Bootleg Track: “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong (With That)” (a.k.a. “My Little One”)

Jimi Hendrix of the Experience and Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones connected at the Monterey Pop Festival in June of 1967.  Sadly, Jones died in 1969 and Hendrix in 1970, both at age 27.

This obscure bootleg track is said to have been recorded right after Monterrey in 1967, with the following lineup:

 

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 8: Jimi Hendrix Tribute

The Hendrix Episode: GSTV celebrates the genius of Jim Hendrix! In Episode Eight, we kick off a series of eye-opening interviews, performances, and articles on one of the greatest guitarists of all time, featuring insights from legendary guitarists Robert Cray and Steve Cropper, renowned Hendrix Recording EngineersAndy Johns and Eddie Kramer, and more. Also in this Episode, pedal steel legend Robert Randolph delivers a red hot LIVE version of the Hendrix classic “Voodoo Child”

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Gear Profile: Capture the “The Hendrix Sound”

Now for some GREAT news for guitarists worldwide seeking to capture the Hendrix sound: IK Multimedia and Authentic Hendrix have created an exciting software that allows players to do just that!

 

According to their websites: AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ is a cooperative effort
between Authentic Hendrix and IK Multimedia. Authentic Hendrix was founded in late 90s, by Al Hendrix and his daughter Janie to curate and promote Jimi’s extensive recorded legacy. Based on AmpliTube 2 and made in cooperation with AuthenticRead More

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John Frusciante on Hendrix: Vintage Interview

 

In the rare 1990 interview on Dutch TV, John Frusciante, lead guitarist for The Red Hot Chili Peppers talks about Hendrix and how he influenced his style. Frusciante’s guitar work is considered by many to be strongly influenced by the melodic power pioneered by Hendrix. This interview took place in 1990 as part of a Hendrix documentary filmed by Dutch TV, and contains some great black and white live footage of Jimi performing Machine Gun– Not to be missed

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