Jimi Hendrix would have celebrated his 76th birthday today (November 27.)
Hendrix is, perhaps, one of the greatest “What if’s” in rock history. His career was cut short at just 27 years old, but his influence on music since spans generations. In honor of his remarkable career and life, honor Hendrix today by checking out one of these five stellar titles.
This PBS documentary covers the life of the guitar legend as well as interviews with Paul McCartney, Eddie Kramer and bandmates Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell.
This release chronicles two Hendrix shows that took place on May 30, 1970 at the Berkeley Community Theatre.
This documentary/concert film covers Hendrix’s legendary 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival performance that took place before 500,000 fans.
The Dick Cavett Show was notorious for it guest appearances from the counter-culture artists of the day, and this release features every single appearance from Hendrix on the legendary talk show.
This performance went largely unseen until its release in 2014. Hendrix’s set at the British festival was before a whopping 600,000 people.
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.