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Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Purple Haze’ Used In Citi Visa Commercial

The Jimi Hendrix classic 'Purple Haze' is part of a new ad from Citi Visa. The commercial uses the upcoming Winter Olympics as a backdrop.

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45 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Experience Banned From BBC

Jimi Hendrix wasn't one to play by the rules, and on Jan. 4, 1969, during a guest appearance on the Lulu television show, the guitar legend was up to the task. While Lulu was a great pop singer, she and Hendrix were pretty much worlds apart in the public eye,. Still, the producers of her BBC TV show booked the Jimi Hendrix Experience and approached Hendrix about singing a duet with Lulu on her big hit, 'To Sir With Love,' which was not first and foremost on Hendrix' mind, to say the least.

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Jimi Hendrix’s Apartment to Become a Museum

Jimi Hendrix fans in the United Kingdom will soon be able to celebrate his music by venturing to a new museum, located on the site of the London apartment he called home for the last two years of his life.

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Experience Hendrix Tour to Return in 2014

For the eighth year, an all-star lineup of guitar greats will hit the road to pay tribute to Jimi Hendrix. Experience Hendrix will launch early next year for a three-week tour.

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45 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix’s Album Cover Banned

In November 1968, a handful of British record stores banned the Jimi Hendrix Experience's new album from their shelves due to its cover art. The unusual thing is, Hendrix probably hated the 'Electric Ladyland' photograph in question even more than those retailers did.

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Jimi Hendrix Vehicle Registration Sells For Over Two Grand On EBay

Jimi Hendrix’ 1969 vehicle registration clearly states, “If you no longer own this vehicle destroy this card.” Thankfully, someone failed to follow through with that instruction giving collectors an opportunity to bid on a vehicle registration originally addressed to the guitarist. This official government document baring Hendrix’ (typed) name sold for $2250.00 on eBay.

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Famous ‘Burned’ Jimi Hendrix Guitar Sold at Auction

Hopefully the Jimi Hendrix fan who dropped nearly $380K for a guitar that was allegedly torched on stage in 1967 didn't immediately begin searching for the fire damage. The famous, black Fender Stratocaster was sold at auction this week (Nov. 27) by James Wright, a manager at Hendrix's record label.

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2013 Jimi Hendrix Album ‘People, Hell & Angels’ Release Date and Track Listing Announced

We're learning more about 'People, Hell & Angels,' the most recent collection of previously unreleased material from Jimi Hendrix that was announced last week. For starters, we have the names of all 12 tracks (listed below) as well as a release date of March 5, 2013.

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Andre 3000 on Playing Hendrix: ‘What Would Jimi Want People to Know?’

It's been a few months since we've had an update on 'All Is by My Side,' the Jimi Hendrix biopic that is currently in production. But in a new interview, star Andre Benjamin, better known as Andre 3000 of the hip-hop group Outkast, spoke about the challenge in playing such a legendary figure.

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Mike McCready and Duff McKagan Cover ‘Voodoo Child’ at Jimi Hendrix Experience Music Project Concert

Fans would pay good money just to see one of the many artists that took the stage during Saturday night's (Nov. 17) Jimi Hendrix tribute concert at the Experience Music Project in Seattle, Wash. Amongst the dozen or so guitarists, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready left the biggest impression, according to reviews and confirmed in the below video of him playing 'Voodoo Child' with former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan.

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Lyrics By John Lennon And Jimi Hendrix Favourite Guitar Are Offered for Auction At Bonhams
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Jimmi Hendrix Vinyl Album Released Today

If you are a Jimi Hendrix  fan and collector, you'll be excited to know that vinyl fans can look for a reissue of the Jimi Hendrix album "Blues" on two Vinyl LPs today.

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