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Jimi Hendrix Death – Did He Know He Would Die Young?

Tweet When Jimi Hendrix died in 1971, his fans around the world were shocked. It was a tragic and apparently accidental end to a career that was on track to continue to be successful and creative. If we accept that the death of Jimi Hendrix was an accident, there are still questions that remain. One of them is, did Jimi have a premonition that he would not live a long and fruitful life? There are clues from the beginning in many of his songs. The problem with digging up clues is that Hendrix was a pyschonaut, a traveler in realms … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix Woodstock, Star Spangled Banner Memories

Tweet 1969 was an incredible and historic year for rock and roll, for many reasons. For one, it was a year of many music festivals, large concerts held outdoors played by multiple artists. Hendrix played at several of these festivals, but most notably at Woodstock in August. This gathering of the tribes has certainly been chronicled as one of the largest concerts in history, but also as the grand finale for the hippie, free love, and peace movement. In December, the ill-fated Altamont Free Concert put the nail into the coffin of the counterculture with the Stones accompanying mayhem and … Continue reading

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How Did Jimi Hendrix Die, Making Him A 27 Club Member?

Tweet Jimi Hendrix died on the 18th of September in 1970. He was 27 years and 295 days old. Hendrix was a pioneer on the electric guitar, playing in ways no one had done before. He was also the singer and songwriter in his groups the Jimi Hendrix Experience and the Band of Gypsys. The official cause of his death was asphyxiation, but there are doubts about the exact circumstances of his death at 27. Hendrix was found on the morning of September 18 dead in his apartment at the Samarkand Hotel in Notting Hill by his girlfriend, Monika Dannemann. … Continue reading

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