Jimi Hendrix

Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Hendrix, Prince

Eddie Vedder and the Red Hot Chili Peppers teamed up for some epic covers during a fun night of music in Los Angeles. The Pearl Jam frontman joined Anthony Kiedis and company for Jimi Hendrix ’s version of “All Along the Watchtower” and Prince ’s “Purple Rain.” The performances took place during...
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10 Best Jimi Hendrix Deep Cuts You Didn't Know You Love

46 tracks on three albums recorded in barely more than a year. It’s not hard to argue that no rock artist accomplished so much in so little time with as much influence as Jimi Hendrix . The peerless guitar legend began perfecting his craft in backing bands for stars like Little Richard in the early...
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Woodstock at 50: 7 Performers Who Are No Longer With Us

It has been 50 years since just a few more people than expected made a pilgrimage to the middle of nowhere in upstate New York for Woodstock. By the time the music and arts festival that lasted parts of four days was over, an estimated 400,000+ had unknowingly taken part of history. From August 15-...
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50 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Sets His Guitar On Fire

There has been all sorts of memorable moments throughout rock n' roll that are forever etched into its history: Elvis ' signature dance, Ozzy Osbourne biting he head off a bat, and of course Jimi Hendrix lighting his guitar on fire. Fifty years ago today (March 31st, 2017) the Jimi Hendrix...
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The Last Words Of 10 Famous Rock Stars

Before someone dies, their last words grant them the opportunity to leave their final mark on the world before they pass away. According to clinical psychologist Dr. Linda Blair , "It's about whether you know you're going to go or not. If you do, you last words are more likely to impart something...
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A Little Jimi For Your Head #Local420Meeting

Do yourself a favor. Take four minutes to watch this brilliant video of The Jimi Hendrix Experience performing "Hey Joe" live in 1967. Youtuber Lulu xXX sent the original black and white video through Google’s Deep Dream software and meshed it with the work of French artist Moebius who was a huge...
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Author Barney Hoskyns New Book "Small Town Talk" Tells The Story Of Woodstock, New York And How It Influenced The Music Of The Sixties

During the 60's the town of Woodstock, NY went from being a sleepy little art colony in the Catskills to a refuge and source of inspiration for some of the most iconic musical artists of that decade. It's where Bob Dylan went to hide after his motorcycle accident and where he recorded The Basement...
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WWE Smackdown, Experience Hendrix, Vans Warpes Tour: The WAAF Word On The Street

Tuesday 3/22 WWE Smackdown is at The TD Garden in Boston. Experience Hendrix with Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and many others is at The Hanover Theater in Worcester tomorrow. Tickets go on sale today for The Vans Warped Tour at The Xfinity Center on July 13.
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The Harlem Globetrotters, WWE Smackdown, Experience Hendrix, Joe Satriani: The WAAF Word On The Street

Sunday 3/20 The Harlem Globetrotters are at The Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence. WWE Smackdown is at The TD Garden in Boston on Tuesday. Experience Hendrix with Buddy Guy , Zakk Wylde , Kenny Wayne Shepherd and many others is at The Hanover Theater in Worcester on Wednesday. Joe Satriani is at...
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Jimi Hendrix 'Would Have Pioneered Rap" Says His Producer

Often times we wonder what would happen if some of the members of the 27 Club had never passed away. How would modern music be different? How would the culture be different? If you ask Jimi Hendrix 's former producer Eddie Kramer , he would say that Jimi would have been one of the faces to pioneer...
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