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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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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If 'Hey Joe' had been 'Hey John', would it have been as good a song? [closed]

Given the existence of the well-known song "Hey Joe", by Jimi Hendrix, one called 'Hey John' would likely bring to mind some kind of parody. How crucial, however, though might the choice of the ...
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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 ...