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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Jimi Hendrix Song Maybe Live or Jamming Session

I am looking for a song that Jimi Hendrix performed that I used to have (on CD I think) that was (I believe) live but may have been a jamming session. It was a cover of a Swedish band (he says this I ...
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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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Only studio track featuring both Hendrix and Clapton

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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What musical effects is Jimi Hendrix using in "Machine Gun"? [closed]

Now I am listening to Jimi Hendrix' Machine Gun, one thing I do not understand is which additional musical effects Jimi Hendrix is using.
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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 ...