Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix
Chicago Review Press, Oct 1, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
Though many books have chronicled Jimi Hendrix's brilliant but tragically brief musical career, this is the first to use his own words to paint a detailed portrait of the man behind the guitar. With selections carefully chosen by one of the world's leading Jimi Hendrix historians, this work includes the most important interviews from the peak of his career, 1966 to 1970. In this authoritative volume, Hendrix recalls for reporters his heartbreaking childhood, his concept of Electric Church Music (intended to wash people's souls and give them a new direction), and his wish to be remembered as not just another guitar player. While Hendrix never wrote a memoir, with new transcriptions from European papers, the African American press, counterculture newspapers, radio and TV interviews, and previously unpublished court transcripts, this book gives music fans the next best thing to a Hendrix autobiography.
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Review: Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi HendrixUser Review - Armand - Goodreads
This is a great book for any Hendrix fan or anyone interested or curious about James Marshall Hendrix, the legendary guitar god of the 1960s. This collection of interviews, magazine articles and other ... Read full review
Review: Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi HendrixUser Review - Randall Wallace - Goodreads
there's quite a bit of useful info in here on hendrix's guitar and arranging techniques. and it was great to read so many interviews with hendrix. the bob garcia interview has some great stuff in it ... Read full review