"When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do"
- Jimi Hendrix
About this Quote
Jimi Hendrix was an artist who lived his life on his own terms, breaking all the guidelines and carving out a special course in the music industry. He thought that his music was a form of expression that should be delighted in and experienced in its complete strength. The quote, "When I pass away, I want individuals to play my music, go wild and go nuts and do anything they want to do," is a testament to his free-spirited nature and his love for his art. Hendrix desired his music to inspire people to be creative, to let loose and to experience life in all its fullness. He wanted his music to be a lorry for change, a way to connect people across cultures and generations.
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