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27th November 1942, Born on this day, Jimi Hendrix guitarist, singer, songwriter who had the 1967 UK No.6 single 'Hey Joe', the 1970 UK No.1 single 'Voodoo Chile', and the 1968 US No.1 and UK No.6 album Electric Ladyland. Hendrix who is widely considered to be the greatest guitarist in musical history made appearances at […]

51 years ago today, the Jimi Hendrix Experience played their first UK show, at the Bag O’Nails in London. When Jimi Hendrix Came To London: Jeff Beck, Ronnie Wood And More Look Back Link to original article here

Quick plug for our Jimi Hendrix – The Day I Was There book – over 500 eyewitness accounts of fans recalling memories of the earliest Experience shows at UK clubs and theatre shows and Jimi's appearances at the Monterey, Woodstock, Atlanta and Isle of Wight festivals, you'll see a portrait of Hendrix the live performer […]

21st Nov 1970, Two months after his death Jimi Hendrix was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' the closing track on Electric Ladyland, the third and final album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. This was the guitarist's only UK No.1 single. Hendrix's solo on the track was named the […]

16th November 1968, The Jimi Hendrix Experience went to No.1 on the US album chart with their third and final studio album Electric Ladyland. The double album included ‘Crosstown Traffic,’ ‘Voodoo Chile’ and a version of Bob Dylan's ‘All Along the Watchtower’. Hendrix expressed displeasure and embarrassment with this "naked lady" cover which was banned […]

12th November 2008, Mitch Mitchell, the British drummer with the Jimi Hendrix Experience was found dead in his US hotel room aged 61. As a teenager, he starred in a children's television programme, Jennings and Derbyshire, and starred in a leading role in the 1960 British film Bottoms Up with Jimmy Edwards. Mitchell had been […]

23rd Oct 1966, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded their first single 'Hey Joe', at De Lane Lea studios in London. The earliest known commercial recording of the song is the late-1965 single by the Los Angeles garage band the The Leaves; the band then re-recorded the track and released it in 1966 as a follow-up […]

Quick plug for our Jimi Hendrix – The Day I Was There book. A collection of over 500 eyewitness accounts of seeing him live, with fans recalling memories of the earliest Experience shows at UK clubs and theatre shows and Jimi's appearances at the Monterey, Woodstock, Atlanta and Isle of Wight festivals, you'll see a […]

See how many you can score in our very hard Jimi Hendrix Quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/jimi_hendrix_quiz Jimi Hendrix Quiz Jimi Hendrix Quiz Read it here


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