Blues for Peace
   Warning!
   Guitar Licks

   Blues Guitar
   Blues Jam
   Blues Heroes
   Blues Concert!

   Blues Music
   Blues Mp3
   Blues Video

   Guitar TAB
   Music Books
  

   BFP Toolbar

   Blues Lyrics
   Jazz Lyrics
   Rock Lyrics

   Blues Gifts
   Search Site
   Contact Us

$49 Free Shipping + No Weight Restrictions

Artists & Bands
Eric Capton
ZZ TOP Band
Albert Collins
   John Mayer
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Santana
Chuck Berry
The Beatles
R. Gallagher
Freddie King
Johnny winter
Buddy Guy
Bonnie Raitt

Blues For Peace

The Trick to Play the BLUES!

Learn to Play 5 minute Guitar Solo!
Blues Licks * Blues Chords
Guitar Guru * Blues Riffs
Bass Guitar * Blues Jam Trax

Jimi Hendrix Video

Jimi Hendrix Biography

Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky..

In 1960s there was an R&B wave. Little Richard and Isley Brothers were the most popular musicians. Jimi did not fit in their company and couldn’t fully realize his potential.

Hendrix moved to New York in the mid-'60s, making waves in various clubs while hooking up with blues rocker John Hammond, Jr.'s band. While playing in a club one night, Animals bassist Chas Chandler approached Hendrix. Convincing Hendrix to move to London, Chandler became his manager and worked with him on his first solo gig. Bringing drummer Mitch Mitchell and bassist Noel Redding on board, the Jimi Hendrix Experience was born.

The Experience incorporated R&B and soul and melded those sounds into an eclectic pop variation of psychedelia just coming onto the scene. The London music scene in 1967 was exploding and so did Hendrix with his debut album, Are You Experienced? Hendrix took guitar playing to another level with songs like "Purple Haze," "Hey Joe" and "The Wind Cries Mary." Hendrix quickly jumped to the forefront of music. While each of those songs put Hendrix into the UK Top 10, they indirectly earned him a top spot at the Monterey Pop Festival in the United States later that year. Hendrix commanded everyone's attention while he played his guitar behind his back and over his head. His guitar wanderings incited a degree of spiritual hysteria, especially for the musician himself. He'd finger his guitar and then set it on fire, praying to the guitar gods who blessed him with his unbelievable craft.

Everyone from music moguls to teenage kids was taken by Hendrix's experimentation. Not since the likes of Eric Clapton or Pete Townshend had a young musician been able to take off on a stage. He'd use distorted riffs, mind-blowing feedback and heart-thumping wah-wah pedals to make his music speak to the crowd.

Hendrix would go on to record only two other full-length albums before he died of a drug overdose in 1970 at the age of 27; Axis: Bold As Love and the double-LP Electric Ladyland---still just as mind blowing today as it was nearly 30 years ago. In the course of the few years before he died, Hendrix seriously experimented in funk, jazz and Mississippi Delta blues, spending much time in the studio but never releasing an album. From these sessions, producers posthumously culled tracks and released Hendrix albums, both live and studio.

The article was produced by the member of masterpapers.com. Sharon White is a 5-years experienced freelance writer and a senior manager of dissertation writing services support team. Contact her to get custom research paper tips and buy dissertations.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Sharon_White

Hendrix Concert Review You Won't Forget!

Jimi Hendrix Guitar Tab

411,000 sheet music titles - Shop Now!
Jimi Hendrix: Experience Hendrix - sheet music at www.sheetmusicplus.com Jimi Hendrix: Experience ...
Jimi Hendrix Experience: Smash Hits - Guitar Play-Along Volume 47 - sheet music at www.sheetmusicplus.com Jimi Hendrix Experience: ...
Jimi Hendrix: Signature Licks - sheet music at www.sheetmusicplus.com Jimi Hendrix: Signature L...
Jimi Hendrix: Blues - sheet music at www.sheetmusicplus.com Jimi Hendrix: Blues
Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced? - sheet music at www.sheetmusicplus.com Jimi Hendrix: Are You Exp...
Jimi Hendrix: Live At Woodstock - sheet music at www.sheetmusicplus.com Jimi Hendrix: Live At Woo...

The Trick to Play the BLUES!

Blues Guitar Blues Lyrics | Blues Mp3 | Blues Concerts | Blues Video
Guitar TAB | Blues Heroes | Blues Music | Blues News | Allman Bros.
Eric Clapton | BB King | Jimi Hendrix | Albert Collins | SRV | ZZ TOP


© 1998-2007 Blues for Peace Corporation. All rights reserved.
Blues News - Blues 
Blog
Blues News

Blues Man!
Start Band
Female Guitarist
Best Solos!
Killer Guitar
Texas Guitar
Popeye
Jazz Guitars
Backbeat
Retro Blues
Guitar Tech
Boxing Blues!
Guitar Humor
Beat to Beatnik
Play Games
Blues Movies
Peace Quotes

Jimi Hendrix Videos

Voodoo Child, Woodstock Video

Purple Haze, Woodstock Video

All Along the Watch Tower

Hendrix at Woodstock

The Wind Cries Mary

Hey Joe