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Starting at zero

Author: Jimi Hendrix; Peter Neal
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"It took just four years in the spotlight for Jimi Hendrix to become an international cultural icon. The sheer impact and originality of his music and his unique mastery of the guitar placed him forever amongst musical giants. But what of the man behind the public image? Modest and intensely private by nature, Jimi was shrouded in intrigue from the moment he first came into the public eye, and the mystery has only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jimi Hendrix; Jimi Hendrix
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jimi Hendrix; Peter Neal
ISBN: 9781620403310 1620403315
OCLC Number: 837178726
Notes: Originally titled Room full of mirrors.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Peter Neal --
Voodoo Child (November 1942-July 1962) --
Highway Chile (July 1962-September 1966) --
Are You Experienced? (September 1966-June 1967) --
Bold As Love (June 1967-August 1967) --
Ezy Rider (August 1967-January 1968) --
Stone Free (February 1968-December 1968) --
All Along the Watchtower (January 1969-June 1969) --
Earth Blues (July 1969-January 1970) --
Nine to the Universe (February 1970-September 1970).
Other Titles: Room full of mirrors
Responsibility: Jimi Hendrix ; [narrative composition and introduction, Peter Neal].

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"It took just four years in the spotlight for Jimi Hendrix to become an international cultural icon. The sheer impact and originality of his music and his unique mastery of the guitar placed him forever amongst musical giants. But what of the man behind the public image? Modest and intensely private by nature, Jimi was shrouded in intrigue from the moment he first came into the public eye, and the mystery has only grown with time. Much has been written about him by experts, fans and critics, some of it true and some of it not. He did, however, leave his own account of himself locked away like a Chinese puzzle in his many interviews, lyrics, writings, poems, diaries and even stage raps. Starting At Zero brings all these elements together in narrative form. The result is an intimate, funny and poetic memoir--one that tells, for the first time, Jimi's own story as only he could tell it."--Publisher description.

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