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Summary

Jimi Hendrix was a famous Musician from USA, who lived between November 27, 1942 and September 18, 1970. He became only 27 years old.

Biography

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born as Johnny Allen Hendrix in Seattle, Washington, US) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is often regarded as one of the most style-makers and sources of inspiration in rock history. At the same time he is seen as one of the best guitarist in various genres, and most of today's rock and blues guitarists mention Hendrix as one of their inspirations. His guitar technique and style, along with inventive use of effects pedals and his control of feedback, made ​​him a unique artist.

Hendrix was first introduced in England in 1966, along with his band The Jimi Hendrix Experience. He was also star in the U.S. after he appeared at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. He achieved iconic status for his performance as the main attraction at the Woodstock Festival in August 1969.

As a guitarist, he was inspired by blues guitarists including BB King, Muddy Waters, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, T-Bone Walker, Albert King, Link Wray. Style-wise, he has also taken inspiration from soul guitarists like Steve Cropper and Curtis Mayfield. Carlos Santana says that he was also influenced by his Native American background.

His sceneopptredner may have been inspired by rock pioneer Little Richard, as Hendrix toured together as part of Little Richard's backing band, The Upsetters. One of his great idols were Bob Dylan, and he always brought his records when he was traveling. He played the guitar left-handed, but wrote with his right hand.

He was inducted into the Rock honorary gallery in 1992, and in the United Kingdom Music Hall of Fame in 2005. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994. In 2006, his debut album, Are You Experienced, committed in the United States Recording Preservation Board's National Registry. Music magazine Rolling Stone put Hendrix at number 1 on their list of all-time greatest guitarists ever.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 48 quotes who is written / told by Jimi, under the main topic Music.

Related authors: Slash, Little Richard, Steve Cropper, Muddy Waters, Link Wray, Carlos Santana, Bob Dylan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Janis Joplin

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimi_Hendrix

Famous quotes by Jimi Hendrix (48)


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"The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye"
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"See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues"
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"Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction"
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"If it was up to me, there wouldn't be no such thing as the establishment"
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"If I'm free, it's because I'm always running"
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"I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes"
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"I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to"
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"I'm gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked"
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"I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out"
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"I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it"
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"I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see"
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"I try to use my music to move these people to act"
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"I just hate to be in one corner. I hate to be put as only a guitar player, or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer. I like to move around"
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"I have this one little saying, when things get too heavy just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man"
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"I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan"
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"I don't have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something"
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"Excuse me while I kiss the sky"
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"Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts"
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"Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually"
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"Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel"
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"All I'm writing is just what I feel, that's all. I just keep it almost naked. And probably the words are so bland"
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"All I'm gonna do is just go on and do what I feel"
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"You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven"
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"You have to give people something to dream on"
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"You have to forget about what other people say, when you're supposed to die, or when you're supposed to be loving. You have to forget about all these things"
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"You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time"
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"White collar conservative flashin down the street, pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume my kind will drop and die, but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high"
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"When we go to play, you flip around and flash around and everything, and then they're not gonna see nothin' but what their eyes see. Forget about their ears"
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"When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man"
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"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace"
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"When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together"
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"When I die, just keep playing the records"
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"My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art"
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"Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music"
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"Music is a safe kind of high"
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"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens"
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"It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life"
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"It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life"
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"It all has to come from inside, though, I guess"
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"In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first"
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"Music is my religion"
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"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music"
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"The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around"
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"Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you'll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you're gonna be rewarded"
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"We have time, there's no big rush"
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"The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar"
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"When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do"
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"To be with the others, you have to have your hair short and wear ties. So we're trying to make a third world happen, you know what I mean?"


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