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Jimi Hendrix Rock and Roll Guitarist

Jimi Hendrix Rock and Roll Guitarist

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  1. Jimi HendrixRock and Roll Guitarist Eddie Lee EAP 1

  2. Outline • His early life • His musical career • His death • His music

  3. His early life • 1942 - November 27, born in Seattle, Washington. • Started playing guitar as a teenager. • Was in the US army 1959-1961. • 1961 - Started playing music professionally.

  4. Developing Career • 1964 - moved to New York City and started supporting famous musicians such as B.B. King and Tina Turner • 1965 – Formed “The Jimi Hendrix Experience”

  5. Jimi moves to England • 1966 – starts working in England. • 1967 – “Hey Joe” released in the UK

  6. 1967 - Fame in the USA • Starts to become famous in the USA • Performs at the Monterey Pop Festival. • Starts touring around the USA

  7. The beginning of problems • 1968 – Has many arguments with different people, including band members • 1969 – ‘Experience’ breaks up, ‘Band of Gypsys’ is formed

  8. The final year - 1970 • Walks off stage at Madison Square Gardens. • August - last concert performed at the Isle or Wight Festival.

  9. His death • Died in a hotel in London. • Death due to mixture of barbiturate pills and alcohol. • Date of death –September 18, 1970, London, England

  10. His most famous records – part 1 • 1967 • Are You Experienced? • 1968 • Axis: Bold as Love • Electric Ladyland

  11. His most famous records – part 2 • 1969 • Smash Hits • 1970 • Band of Gypsys • Since dying, there have been many other records and CDs released of his work.

  12. Four famous Jimi Hendrix songs • “Foxey Lady” • “Hey Joe” • “Little Wing” • “Purple Haze”

  13. The End! Thank you for your attention!