Jimi Hendrix

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‘Our ethos was happy music and good vibes’: genre-busting Black British band Osibisa
Jimi Hendrix watched them rehearse, Stevie Wonder joined them on drums, and Fela Kuti partied with them in Lagos. Osibisa, whose African sunshine sound captivated the planet, have now returned

Garth Cartwright

29, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Jimi Hendrix family dispute escalates over use of name for music school
Brother and niece found to have infringed injunction from company run by guitarist’s stepsister, preventing them from using the Hendrix name commercially

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Jan, 2021 @10:54 AM

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We miss you, Jimi Hendrix. You were greater than 'God'
Fifty years after the guitarist’s death, his discordant, soulful music remains extraordinary

Kenan Malik

20, Sep, 2020 @5:45 AM

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'Colourful, vibrant, sensual!' Stars on Jimi Hendrix, 50 years gone
In awe of everything from his raunchiness to his skill with sheer volume, members of Pixies, Yes, Parliament-Funkadelic, Thin Lizzy and more celebrate the guitar god, who died 50 years ago today

Ed Prideaux

18, Sep, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Hendrix and the Spook review – a poor way to honour Jimi
This documentary about the acclaimed guitarist is a cheaply made mix of interviews and dumbshow dramatic recreations

Leslie Felperin

16, Sep, 2020 @1:09 PM

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Hippy dream or total nightmare? The untold story of Isle of Wight 1970
50 years ago this week, the Hendrix-headlined festival rocked a reported 600,000, but the fallout affected how music events would be run forever. Now a more positive story is emerging

Patrick Glen

25, Aug, 2020 @11:09 AM

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Jimi Hendrix, Monterey Pop 1967: a live performance never bettered
The festival belonged to Hendrix. Dazzling technique, feedback and fuzz transformed him from a relative unknown into the personification of rock

Lloyd Bradley

03, Aug, 2020 @1:00 PM

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'A 50-storey-tall Iggy Pop!' Alison Mosshart's fantasy festival
The Kills star, who releases a spoken word album this month, imagines a New York festival with speakers on every corner – and a resurrected Jimi Hendrix

Interview by Jenessa Williams

23, Jul, 2020 @3:00 PM

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'It reminded me I should not go quietly': readers' favourite UK No 1s
Guardian readers fill in the blanks in our countdown of the greatest UK No 1s of all time, with entries from Dusty Springfield to Desmond Dekker, Jimi Hendrix to Joe Dolce

Guardian readers

10, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Tracing the lost London venues that helped launch Amy Winehouse, Hendrix and punk
Some are now shops, some are churches – but each had a role in musical history. Photographer Paul Talling has documented the story of 150 of them

Henry McDonald

31, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Wide boy: what the return of flared trousers means for men
Fun, frivolity and freedom – the sweeping silhouette made famous in the era of Saturday Night Fever is back in full swing. But how to make it modern?

Simon Chilvers

13, Sep, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Elegantly waisted: why a worthless pair of Jimi Hendrix’s trousers are invaluable
A fan who adjusted a pair of red slacks given to him by the guitarist in 1967 so he could wear them says he has no regrets – despite the fact he has missed out on £25,000

Sirin Kale

04, Sep, 2019 @2:12 PM

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