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The words and music of Jimi Hendrix

Author: David V Moskowitz
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Praeger, ©2010.
Series: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jimi Hendrix burst onto the American music scene at the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967, captivating the audience with a performance of "Wild Thing." Both musically and literally incendiary, the song ended with Hendrix pouring lighter fluid over his guitar and setting it on fire. Pyrotechnics aside, why is the guitarist still revered 40 years after his death?
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moskowitz, David.
Words and music of Jimi Hendrix.
Santa Barbara : Praeger, ©2010
(DLC) 2010031248
(OCoLC)650505840
Named Person: Jimi Hendrix; Jimi Hendrix
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David V Moskowitz
ISBN: 9780313375934 0313375933
OCLC Number: 694733542
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 207 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The early years : teeth cutting and life as a sideman --
Overnight success : 1966-1967 --
Taking control : Fall 1967-1969 --
New horizons --
The gypsys, part II --
The "new" Jimi Hendrix experience --
Jimi lives on : selected posthumous albums --
More and more : the Douglas releases, Dolly Dagger records, and more modern releases --
The legacy of Jimi Hendrix : merchandizing a legend and control of the estate.
Series Title: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Responsibility: David Moskowitz.

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This comprehensive discussion of the singer/songwriter/guitarist's life carves autobiographical details from the lyrics of his song catalog.  Read more...

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"Moskowitz (Univ. of South Dakota, Vermillion) does what few have: he ties the texts of Hendrix's works to events, people, and places in his life. The volume is complete, thorough, and engaging. Read more...

 
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