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Hanging out with Jimi Hendrix, 1964-1970
http://www.retronaut.co/2012/05/hanging-out-with-jimi-hendrix-1964-1970/ ^

Posted on 07/08/2012 6:44:06 PM PDT by djone

Photos of Jimi with Bob Marley, Brian Jones, Buddy Miles , Carl Wayne, Steve Winwood, John Mayall and Eric Burdon ,Charlie Watts, Noel Redding,Eric Clapton, Isley Brothers , Janis Joplin, Jeremy Thorpe, Keith Richards, Little Richard, Lulu, Mama Cass and Michelle Phillips, Mick Jagger, Otis Redding, Percy Sledge, King Curtis and Cornell Dupree, Stephen Stills, The Monkees, and The Who.


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Little Richard and Jimi
1 posted on 07/08/2012 6:44:10 PM PDT by djone
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To: djone

Me and Bobby McGee

One day on Mescaline Snow I let him slip away
Hes goin to a place I hope I’ll find
But Id trade all my tomorrows
for one single yesterday
To be holdin Bobbys body next to mine

Freedom’s just another word for
Nothing left to lose
Nothing thats all that Bobby left me
But feeling good was good enough
when Bobby sang the blues
and feelin good was good enough for me
Good enough for me and Bobby McGee

It was said that Janis Joplin wrote this song for Jimi Hendrix

They used to shoot up under their eyelids..

She died of an overdose also...


2 posted on 07/08/2012 6:52:20 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: djone
Little Richard?

Looks more like Eddie Murphy!

;)

3 posted on 07/08/2012 6:53:41 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Bain Capital would not have bought into Solyndra)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Kris kristofferson wrote Me and Bobby Mcgee


4 posted on 07/08/2012 6:58:16 PM PDT by Hiro Protaginast
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To: djone
Never a big fan of his music. Definitely not a fan of the man:

Johnny Allen Hendrix, born in 1942, was a left handed boy with a dream of being a guitarist. In his youth, Jimi would run around his house playing a broom acting as if he were the lead guitar player for B.B. King. In his teenage years, Hendrix was arrested for riding in stolen cars. He was given a choice of enlisting in the Army or spending time in prison. In 1961, on May 31st, he joined the Army. He was placed in the 101st Airborne Division and stationed at Fort Campbell, in Kentucky. Hendrix was said to be a horrible soldier, showing no interest in being there. He was known to sleep while on duty and someone always had keep an eye on him. Not soon after, his commanding officer requested that Hendrix be discharged from the military and, after only serving one year in the Army, Jimi was released. His time in the service was not a total loss, while he was there he met a man by the name of Billy Cox and together they formed their first band, “The King Casuals”. They became rather popular in the UK, but Jimi was beginning to branch off into a different direction.

5 posted on 07/08/2012 6:59:06 PM PDT by bramps (Newt was the one, but Romney will do.)
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To: djone
Before he left the USA to go to England to become THE Jimi Hendrix, he played back up to a laundry list of R&B stars: King Curtis, the Falcons, Sam Cook, Jackie Wilson, Slim Harpo and I am sure others.

He paid his dues.

6 posted on 07/08/2012 7:01:51 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Bain Capital would not have bought into Solyndra)
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To: Tennessee Nana

One day on Mescaline Snow??????

It’s “One Day up near Salinas”

You Retard.


7 posted on 07/08/2012 7:16:48 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: djone

8 posted on 07/08/2012 7:32:14 PM PDT by ItsForTheChildren
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To: djone
Great pics. Thanks for the trip down memory lane. Hard to believe those pics were taken so long ago, but life does go on.

Jimi is still my all time favorite artist. I may just put on some his stuff tonight to keep me company.

By the way...that's not Little Richard in post 1.



9 posted on 07/08/2012 7:34:17 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: LtKerst

http://www.allthelyrics.com/forum/lyrics-discussion/69243-lyrics-changed-due-to-controversy.html


10 posted on 07/08/2012 7:35:00 PM PDT by RedhairRedhair (I STILL love my (scab made) Toyota)
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To: LtKerst

Well thats how we use to sing it...

I just thought it was something you might have used ...


11 posted on 07/08/2012 7:36:47 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: djone

I once read an autobiography DAndelion — she knew Jimi, he was tripping at her house in London days before he died. Druggies don’t understand the limbic brain. It’s easy to tun off the animal brain functions of heart and breathing by just taking a bit too much.


12 posted on 07/08/2012 7:47:38 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Windflier
By the way...that's not Little Richard in post 1.

I didn't think so either. Do you know who he is?

13 posted on 07/08/2012 8:12:24 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Inyo-Mono
"By the way...that's not Little Richard in post 1."

I didn't think so either. Do you know who he is?

No. Jimi worked with so many R&B bands in the years leading up to his success, that it could be any number of headliners he worked with. Notice the 'processed' hair style. That was near universal among black R&B artists of the day.

The guy in the photo has some resemblance to Little Richard, but I really don't think it's him.

14 posted on 07/08/2012 8:40:24 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: djone

He looks amazingly good in those pics. Before the bad days when he “found his roots”. Gotta share these with my wife.

Best guitarist that couldn’t tune his guitar.


15 posted on 07/08/2012 8:40:29 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: bramps

Jim Hendrix did not play a guitar. Hendrix dominated and drove a guitar like a Mack Truck with total control of those strings. “Purple Haze”

Janis Joplin had a bass raspy voice (cigarettes and whiskey) with lyrics that went to your soul and deepest emotions. “Pearl the Album”

Jim Morrison (The Doors) was was absolute magic on stage. “Light My Fire”

Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane) had a voice that was like the edge of red hot knife. “White Rabbit”

I do not like their politics, but sweet mother of god they could sing and play.


16 posted on 07/08/2012 8:41:44 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: TheRhinelander
Best guitarist that couldn’t tune his guitar.

Oh, he could tune his Strat okay but he didn't need to the way he could stretch the strings. Tuning that guitar was a waste of time anyway with him using the "wah-wah" bar so much.

17 posted on 07/08/2012 8:47:18 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: djone

Jimi Hendrix on guitar with Billy Cox on Bass. They both met as paratroopers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Cambell, KY.

18 posted on 07/08/2012 8:51:02 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: djone
If you get to Seattle, the Experience Music Project, AKA Paul Allen's guitar museum and Jimi Hendrix memorial, is very much worth seeing, especially for Hendrix fans.

The building's architecture is pretty bizarre.


19 posted on 07/08/2012 8:55:53 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Hiro Protaginast
Kris kristofferson wrote Me and Bobby Mcgee

... but they never wrote back. :-(

20 posted on 07/08/2012 8:59:46 PM PDT by upsdriver
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To: djone

Anyone with his talent that had to endure opening for the Monkess and getting booed off the stage...paid his dues.


21 posted on 07/08/2012 9:04:23 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Liberty Valance

http://www.retronaut.co/2012/06/jimi-hendrix-in-the-army-1961-1962/


22 posted on 07/08/2012 9:21:38 PM PDT by freedommom
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To: Liberty Valance

http://www.retronaut.co/2012/06/jimi-hendrix-in-the-army-1961-1962/


23 posted on 07/08/2012 9:22:46 PM PDT by freedommom
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To: cpdiii

Good list.


24 posted on 07/08/2012 9:29:20 PM PDT by Pelham (John Roberts: the cherry on top of judicial tyranny.)
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To: Lancey Howard
That's why the Floyd Rose tremolo bridge was invented.

I have a licensed version on my Peavey guitar.

25 posted on 07/08/2012 9:31:26 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: Inyo-Mono; Windflier

“By the way...that’s not Little Richard in post 1.

I didn’t think so either. Do you know who he is? “

Look again, very carefully.

IT’S LITTLE RICHARD!

Jeez...


26 posted on 07/08/2012 9:33:20 PM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: wolficatZ
Look again, very carefully. IT’S LITTLE RICHARD!

I can recall when Little Richard was a Top 40 artist, can you? I think I know him when I see him. That ain't him.

27 posted on 07/08/2012 9:50:07 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: cpdiii

bttt


28 posted on 07/08/2012 9:53:11 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: wolficatZ
Hey Wolf, here's a pic of Little Richard from sometime in the 50's:

Compare that pic with the one at post 1 and see that the face isn't the same. I actually think the guy in that pic is from one of the other early bands that Jimi played with. Might be Curtis Knight (center):

Here's one of Jimi onstage with Little Richard (Jimi at left):


29 posted on 07/08/2012 10:07:16 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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I didn't think so either. Do you know who he is?

The singer is the picture is Wilson Pickett.

30 posted on 07/08/2012 10:14:59 PM PDT by DCBurgess58 (In a Capitalist society, men exploit other men. In a Communist society it's exactly the opposite.)
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To: Lancey Howard

That’s true. Those old setups were a harsh mistress.


31 posted on 07/08/2012 10:17:27 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: Windflier
Sorry Windflier, you are incorrect, it's not Little Richard, it's Wilson Pickett

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson_pickett

I know I didn't link that correctly but check out the picture on Wilson's Wiki bio... Kinda looks like Eddie Murphy doesn't he. Also Jimi played in Wilson's band on the chitlin circuit for a while. Plus I've seen that picture of the two of them together before... Game, Set, Match :)

32 posted on 07/08/2012 10:23:10 PM PDT by DCBurgess58 (In a Capitalist society, men exploit other men. In a Communist society it's exactly the opposite.)
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To: DCBurgess58
The singer is the picture is Wilson Pickett.

Hmmm....lemme check.....

Well, I'll be damned. You're right. That's him (pic from the same show, as found on Bing image search):


http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=jimi+hendrix+wilson+pickett&view=detail&id=BB444CF879FBA447D21CB10F9C47368704E2484D

33 posted on 07/08/2012 10:25:50 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: cpdiii
Jim Morrison (The Doors) was was absolute magic on stage. “Light My Fire”

J. Morrison used to hang out at the Whiskey to watch V. Morrison and his stage presence.

V. was notorious for stage fright, I have to think that J. was taking lessons not related to performance, but more so to musicality.

34 posted on 07/08/2012 10:26:41 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Bain Capital would not have bought into Solyndra)
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To: DCBurgess58
Sorry Windflier, you are incorrect, it's not Little Richard, it's Wilson Pickett

Yeah, I see that now, but you've got me mixed up with the other guy on the thread. I'm the one who said the picture at post 1 wasn't Little Richard.

I honestly didn't know who it was.

35 posted on 07/08/2012 10:28:05 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Oops, sorry ‘bout that :)


36 posted on 07/08/2012 10:30:20 PM PDT by DCBurgess58 (In a Capitalist society, men exploit other men. In a Communist society it's exactly the opposite.)
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To: freedommom

James Marshall Hendrix


37 posted on 07/08/2012 10:31:55 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
I still say it is Eddie Murphy.

;)

38 posted on 07/08/2012 10:32:45 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Bain Capital would not have bought into Solyndra)
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To: Michael.SF.
I still say it is Eddie Murphy. ;)

Heh...I know what you mean. I'll bet Eddie Murphy thinks it's Eddie Murphy ;-)

39 posted on 07/08/2012 10:35:27 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
I still say it is Eddie Murphy. ;)

I wonder of Wilson Picket was "friends" with Eddie Murphy's Mom?


40 posted on 07/08/2012 10:54:15 PM PDT by DCBurgess58 (In a Capitalist society, men exploit other men. In a Communist society it's exactly the opposite.)
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To: DCBurgess58
I wonder of Wilson Picket was "friends" with Eddie Murphy's Mom?

Looks like it, but he sure didn't get his dad's good looks, did he? LOL

41 posted on 07/08/2012 10:56:22 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: wolficatZ
IT’S LITTLE RICHARD!

Jeez...

It's Wilson Pickett.

42 posted on 07/08/2012 11:04:28 PM PDT by Chunga (Ron Paul is a fruitcakey jackass.)
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To: Lancey Howard
"Tuning that guitar was a waste of time anyway with him using the "wah-wah" bar so much."

There's no such thing. You mean "whammy bar", a colloquialism for the tremolo bar. The wah-wah is an effects pedal. Hendrix used one a fair amount, but he wasn't completely consumed by it (like, say, Metallica's Kirk Hammett......man drives me nuts; can't seem to play a lead without using one).

43 posted on 07/09/2012 1:10:58 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Tennessee Nana; Hiro_Protagonist; LtKerst
You could drop acid if in liquid drops under your eyelid

Any narcotic is best injected in the mainline vein inside your elbow....the one the nurse thumps when drawing blood

Register blood....draw back plunger and fire away....
If one must that is.....

Most hospitals either use intramuscular or they take 1-2 minutes to very slowly inject opiates intravenous

No one fires up in their eyelids....

Maybe smaller veins in the limbs when the big one wears out for William Burroughs types

44 posted on 07/09/2012 1:25:14 AM PDT by wardaddy (John Roberts collection of Sally Quinn's panties just got a hefty contribution this week..)
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To: Huskrrrr; Travis McGee; Pelham

I was there Jackson MS in 67 or 68 as an 11 year old and didnt realize it was Hendrix till Stand Next to my Fire.....he was not booed though

Most if the teeny boppers were simply stunned

Now by the time Jimi died....i still remember it...under the sweetgum tree listening to WJDX 102.9 THE ROCK.....news broke in....on my transistor....they all died that year....Morrison the next year

By 1970 i knew Axis Bold as Love by heart.....i was that little indian brave...


45 posted on 07/09/2012 1:33:41 AM PDT by wardaddy (John Roberts collection of Sally Quinn's panties just got a hefty contribution this week..)
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To: wardaddy
I saw Jimi Hendrix in concert at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum May 11, 1969.

They finished with Voodoo Child

He was very fast.

He asked the crowd to quit coming up to the stage and flashing their flashcubes.

When they didn't, he dedicated the next song with, "some people never learn."

There's ample evidence he was murdered.

A liquid chick from Boulder "Satini" stayed after to give him a lovely parting gift.

What is there now, a Bieber.

Tempus fugit.


46 posted on 07/09/2012 1:56:41 AM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: freedommom
damn, i didn't want to know that...
47 posted on 07/09/2012 4:46:04 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Windflier

“By the way...that’s not Little Richard in post 1.”
Looks more like Dave from Sam and Dave; but why would they be on the same bill? BTW according to Richard, Jimi was his opening act on many concert tours.


48 posted on 07/09/2012 5:22:40 AM PDT by duckman (Dr Ben Carlson: Vision Not Division.)
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To: djone

When Hendrix produced Purple Haze in 1967 I knew then I wanted to learn how to play guitar . I traded my motorbike for a Fender Strat and Amp and went to town on it . Three years later I had my own band and I’ve been rockin’ ever since . I was fortunate to see Jimmi four times in concert including at Woodstock which I consider his worse preformance ever . He’s still one of my favorite all time guitar players ever and I still play Purple Haze when I am entertaining at parties .


49 posted on 07/09/2012 5:28:52 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: duckman
BTW according to Richard, Jimi was his opening act on many concert tours.

Little Richard is a hoot. Jimi was just a hired hand when he worked with him. Little Richard never let him do any such thing as open for him. As Jimi tells it, he and the other players would get raked over the coals by LR every time they did the slightest thing to draw attention to themselves onstage.

Jimi didn't make a name for himself until long after he'd left Little Richard and the chitlin circuit. He fronted his first band while he was in New York, from about '64 to '65. It was called Jimmy James and The Blue Flames. It was while playing with that band, that he was discovered by Chas Chandler, who got him his first real record deal.

50 posted on 07/09/2012 9:24:03 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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