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Plan B Inspired By Arnold Schwarzenegger

24th April 2012

Plan B was inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Who and Jimi Hendrix to succeed as a musician.The 'iLL Manors' rapper grew up in the Forest Gate area of London, and while he found it tough,...

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Donald Driver Tops Dwts Leaderboard

10th April 2012

Donald Driver topped the leaderboard on 'Dancing with the Stars' last night (09.04.12).The NFL star and his professional partner Peta Murgatroyd wowed the judges during rock week, with their paso doble to Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple...

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Jimi Hendrix Releases App

22nd November 2011

Jimi Hendrix's estate has released his first ever mobile application. The 'Jimi Hendrix - the Complete Experience App' is available for Apple devices, and can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store.The app...

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Arctic Monkeys Had To Resist Nirvana

7th September 2011

Arctic Monkeys had to resist covering Nirvana tracks when recording at the same studio.The British group recorded their latest album 'Suck It And See' at Sound City - the Californian studio where Nirvana made their...

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Beck Felt Threatened By Hendrix's Talents

1st April 2010

Guitar legend JEFF BECK had to re-evaluate his sound and style after attending a JIMI HENDRIX gig - insisting the PURPLE HAZE icon left him feeling inadequate.Along with Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, Beck is...

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Hendrix Guitar And Mccartney Lyrics To Go Under The Hammer

22nd November 2006

A guitar owned by JIMI HENDRIX and BEATLES lyrics handwritten by SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will go under the hammer in New York next month (DEC06). The Fender Stratocaster acquired by the late PURPLE HAZE icon...

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Raise A Toast To Hendrix

20th November 2006

It's time to raise a toast to the spirit of Jimi Hendrix - with the new spirit of Jimi Hendrix! The late guitar great now has his own tipple, Hendrix Electric Vodka - a 100%...

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Hendrix Family Threaten Legal Action

27th October 2006

The family of late rock legend JIMI HENDRIX are disputing the multi-million dollar sale of some of his biggest hits, claiming they are the rightful owner of the songs' title and rights. A string of...

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Hendrix Track Contains 'Most Misheard' Lyric

28th February 2006

Late rocker JIMI HENDRIX's classic 1967 track PURPLE HAZE has topped a new poll naming the most misheard lyric in pop music history. The song's line "'Scuse me while I kiss the sky" is...

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Cam'ron's Turkey Treat

24th November 2004

Hip-hop star CAM'RON is following JAMES BROWN's lead by handing out free Thanksgiving turkeys in New York today (24NOV04). The rapper is planning to promote his new album PURPLE HAZE by handing out turkeys...

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Cam'ron Unhappy With R Kelly

1st December 2003

Rapper CAM'RON is furious with R KELLY after the troubled R+B star failed to honour an agreement to appear on his forthcoming album, PURPLE HAZE. The hip-hop star is especially upset because he stood...

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Jimi Hendrix Doll To Hit Stores

15th October 2003

Legendary guitarist JIMI HENDRIX has been brought back to life in doll form. The estate of the PURPLE HAZE rocker, who died in 1970 from drug-related complications, has teamed up with McFARLANE TOYS to...

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