Jimi Hendrix – gone 43 years [as at 2013]


Jimi Hendrix, American musician and songwriter, died 43 years ago today – as at 2013  – (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970)):

“I’d put a lot of work into playing guitar, and was thinking I was pretty damn good. But Hendrix came along and destroyed everyone.”

HUFFINGTON POST have collected quotes about Jimi Hendrix from many artists HERE.

Brian has covered Jimi Hendrix songs:

1967 – Brian May Plays Purple Haze By Jimi Hendrix in 1967 with Pre Queen Band 1984
1992 – Hey Joe (with Paul Rodgers, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai , Expo 92 Sevilla “Guitar legend” :
1998 – One Rainy Wish (Another World): http://youtu.be/fLYL3ZngcM8
2004 – Little Wing: Brian sang at WWRY Sydney Premiere and After Show Party Oct 2004
2006 – Red House (Queen+PR, Vancouver)

Simon Croft and Brian May - WWRY Sydney afterparty
WWRY Sydney Afterparty- Simon Croft and Brian May