Tag Archives: Jimi Hendrix
Jimi tells his own story in new biography comprised from interviews
Starting at Zero: His Own Story employs interviews and personal writings, allowing Hendrix to recount his all-too-short life, even though he died more than 40 years ago.
From our friends at Norman’s Rare Guitars, check out this amazing piece of Rock Memorabilia: one of Jimi Hendrix’s original Stratocaster’s that Jimi gave Frank Zappa, and now owned by Frank’s son Dweezil Zappa! Very cool!
ZZ Top axeman treats New York audience to a couple blues-rock classics
During a performance last month at the City Winery in New York City, legendary ZZ Top guitarist treated the audience to a couple classic covers – running out riotous versions of Jimi Hendrix’s “Foxy Lady” and Robert Johnson’s “Sweet Home Chicago.”
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Lineup for 2014 Experience Hendrix Tour Unveiled
The lineup for the eighth annual Experience Hendrix Tour has been announced. As in years past, it contains a downright staggering assemblage of legendary guitar talent including Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Bootsy Collins, Johnny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and Dweezil Zappa.
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Austin-based blues rocker‘s latest video from debut album Blak and Blu
By Alex Baker
It’s been a huge year for Gary Clark Jr. Propelled into the limelight by the single “Bright Lights,” the Austin-based singer/guitarist and actor was one of our favorite breakout artists in 2012. Since the release of his red hot major label debut album, Blak and Blu, he’s performed for President Obama at the White House,… Read More
Former Ten Years After guitarist dies suddenly after complications from routine surgery
By Alex Baker
Legendary British rock guitarist Alvin Lee, formerly of Ten Years After, passed away at the age of 68 on Wednesday. According to a statement on Lee’s official website, he “passed away early this morning after unforeseen complications following a routine surgical procedure.”
Lee and Ten Years After came to prominence… Read More