Questions tagged [jimi-hendrix]

For questions about the American rock guitarist and singer Jimi Hendrix, born in 1942 (USA) and died in 1970 (UK).

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What is the 'Slight Return' In Voodoo Child referring to?

I have realised that I have been listening to Jimi Hendrix's music since infancy and I never knew what the 'Slight Return' in parentheses in the song 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' is referring to? ...
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Did Hendrix and Clapton preform together?

Many years ago while listening to Stephen Stills 1 with my father, he mentioned that the track Go Back Home was the only studio recording that featured both Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton playing ...
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Did Jimi Hendrix's reverted Stratocaster influence his sound?

Jimi Hendrix was left-handed and at the time he started to play the guitar, left-handed ones may have been hard to find, so he strung his guitar upside down. Then, even he became rich enough to have ...
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Did Jimi Hendrix walk around stage during soundcheck to find feedback 'sweet spots'?

This answer claims: Hendrix would walk around the stage with his guitar during soundcheck and mark the "sweetspots" with masking tape so he knew where to stand when he wanted feedback. Is there ...
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