Jimi Hendrix: Remembering the Guitar God on the Anniversary of His Death

September 18th, 2009 by Christopher R. Weingarten Leave a reply »

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Today marks the 39th anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix, who passed away in London after changing the way the world handles six strings. In honor of the greatest guitar player who ever lived, check out our tribute written by none other than Pete Townshend; see how many times he places in the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time; and see all the great riff writing on Rolling Stone’s Essential Guitar Coverage.


Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily

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