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A new book celebrating the late Jimi Hendrix’s 80th birthday (Nov. 27) hit shelves on Tuesday (Nov. 8). Jimi, by the guitar legend’s sister Janie Hendrix and John McDermott of Experience Hendrix L.L.C., is described as a visual ode to “the greatest guitar player in rock n’ roll history.
The 320-page book retails for $50 (but it’s on sale for $42.40) and features rare and never-before-published photographs of Hendrix, personal memorabilia, lyrics, and more. Quotes from Paul McCartney, Ron Wood, Jeff Beck, Lenny Kravitz, Drake, Dave Grohl and others who have spoken about Hendrix’s lasting musical impact are included in the book, which is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Target and Chronicle Books.
Despite being in the mainstream for only four years, Hendrix built an unbreakable legacy that turned him into one of the most influential artists in music.
The Seattle native, born on Nov. 27, 1942, got his first guitar at age 15. He entered the military before embarking on a musical career and became known for classics like “Purple Haze” and “Voodoo Child (Slight Return).” Hendrix headlined the first Woodstock Festival in 1969 before his life was tragically cut short at age 27.
Pokémon dropped the trailer for its upcoming games Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet on Tuesday (Nov. 8) featuring Ed Sheeran‘s latest single “Celestial.” Related Ed Sheeran Announces Pokémon-Themed Single 'Celestial'… And Unveils a Squirtle Tattoo 11/08/2022 “A journey of celestial proportions awaits. Thanks for the incredible track @edsheeran,” the official UK account for the Nintendo franchise tweeted along with the teaser. The clip introduces the games’ new starter Pokémon: Sprigatito, […]
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