Jimi Hendrix

If you aren't a fan of Jimi Hendrix I think that you should start listening to his music and become one. Ok, so he's not for everyone, butt the Experience was most definitely one of the greatest trios, shaping the beginnings of metal, and bringing creativity to a level that had never been seen before. Think about some of your favorite guitarist, 9 chances out of 10 they were influence by Hendrix- and if not Hendrix, then by another guitarist who was influenced by Hendrix.

I don't have much else to say about it than that. I've been listening and playing Hendrix a lot for the past couple of weeks and I just wanted to say something about. Even before I started listening to Hendrix I was listening to John Mayer (who has covered at least 3 of Hendrix's songs), Stevie Ray Vaughan (largely influenced by Jimi Hendrix) and Eric Clapton. Clapton was not so much influenced by Hendrix I guess, since they were both making music in the 60s, but he became friends with him and did pick up some of his quirks (bouffant hairdo, leaving the guitar on the amp to make feedback when he was leaving the stage) for a short time.

I wonder what kind of music he would be making today if he were still around. Hell, I wonder what kind of music he would have made in the 70s if he had the chance. Anyway, I'm off to get showered, or something. Cheers

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