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January 11, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix entered De Lane Lea Studios in London to record ‘Purple Haze’. Guitar and vocals were later touched up at Olympic Studios in London [...]

May 31, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army for three years. Hendrix was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as a member of the Screaming Eagles fighting squad. [...]

May 3, 1969

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                          On this day in 1969, Jimi Hendrix was arrested at Pearson International Airport in [...]

August 18, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Jimi Hendrix took to the stage at 9AM to perform at Woodstock. Hendrix and his band were scheduled as the last act of the festival, they were supposed to [...]

May 7, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix was on his first European tour when he performed at Brian Epstein’s Saville Theatre in London. In the audience was Brian Jones, Ringo [...]

April 18, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix was interviewed by Hugh Nolan for the April 22 edition of Disc & Music Echo at his Upper Berkeley Street flat. In the interview, Hendrix [...]

December 31, 1969

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Today in 1969, Jimi Hendrix’s Band of Gypsys made their debut performance at the Fillmore East in New York City. Band of Gypsys included Billy Cox on bass, and Buddy [...]

September 21, 1966

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On this day in 1966, Jimmy Hendrix changed his name to Jimi at the urging of his manager Chas [...]

September 16, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Jimi Hendrix performed live for the last time. Hendrix joined Eric Burdon and War on stage at Ronnie Scott’s club in London. He would be dead less [...]

August 26, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Jimi Hendrix opened the doors to Electric Lady Studios. Located in New York’s Greenwich Village, at 52 West 8th Street, the building was once a [...]
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