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Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest electric guitarist of all time.The 'All Along The Watchtower' star topped a list compiled by Time magazine, beating renowned musicians including Slash, BB King, Keith Richards of the...

Woodstock Founder Planning Anniversary Sequel

The founder of the legendary Woodstock music festival is said to be looking for sponsors to fund a 40th anniversary event.Michael Lang, who co-founded the iconic 1969 show in Bethel, New York State, is hoping...

By on 24 March 2009

Hendrix's Lost Recordings Get A Release Through New Deal

JIMI HENDRIX's lost final recordings are to be finally released thanks to a new deal between the rock legend's sister and bosses at Universal Music Publishing Group. As part of the deal with Experience Hendrix, which...

Wood Buys Vintage Guitar For Young Love

ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD has reportedly splashed out on a guitar once played by JIMI HENDRIX for his girlfriend EKATERINA IVANOVA. The rocker, who has been giving Ivanova guitar lessons, spared no expense to buy...

Perry's Mother Dated Hendrix

KATY PERRY has confessed her religious parents have not always been clean-living - her father was a drug dealer and her mother once dated guitar legend JIMI HENDRIX. The singer was recently forced to admit...

Hendrix's Pr Talks Burning Guitar

JIMI HENDRIX'S former press officer has been talking of the first time the legendary musician decided to set fire to his guitar.Tony Garland was present the first time Hendrix set fire to his instrument –...

By on 28 August 2008

Woodstock Boss Was Snubbed By Cowboy Roy Rogers

MICHAEL LANG, the brains behind iconic 1969 music festival Woodstock, has revealed TV and film cowboy ROY ROGERS turned down the chance to end the three-day event Last night (24OCT06) in Hollywood, Lang told...

Smith: 'Mother Saved Me From Drugs'

Legendary rocker PATTI SMITH credits the "responsibility" she felt towards her mother with saving her from drug addiction. Many of the singer's inspirations, including JANIS JOPLIN and JIMI HENDRIX, were destroyed by the lure of...

Iron Maiden Inducted Into Hollywood Rock Walk

IRON MAIDEN has been honoured with the ultimate rock accolade - they are to be inducted into Hollywood's Rock Walk Of Fame. The British metal legends, who have enjoyed a resurgence of interest since...

Hendrix Family Win Bootleg Case

The family of guitar legend JIMI HENDRIX has triumphed in a legal wrangle over the sale of a bootleg album. The live disc - titled JIMI HENDRIX STOCKHOLM CONCERT '69 - was illegally recorded...

Hendrix Saved Humperdinck By Playing Behind Curtain

Legendary rocker JIMI HENDRIX once filled in for ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK's unwell guitarist - but hid behind the stage curtains so the audience wouldn't realise who was playing. The late PURPLE HAZE star was touring...

Prince Tops Frontmen Poll

PRINCE has topped a new poll to find the greatest rock frontmen of all time, beating off MICK JAGGER and ROBERT PLANT. The PURPLE RAIN singer was the number one pick by editors...

Jimi Hendrix Inspired Navarro's Heroin Addiction

JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist DAVE NAVARRO took his idolatry of JIMI HENDRIX too far - when the rock god inspired him to take heroin. However, the BEEN CAUGHT STEALING musician - fiance of former BAYWATCH...

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