Jimi Hendrix, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1942 - 1970)

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James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix, born Johnny Allen Hendrix, (Nov. 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) is a legendary American musician, singer and songwriter of African, Irish and Cherokee heritage. He is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most important musicians of the 20th century. The recipient of several music awards during his lifetime and posthumously, the Jimi Hendrix Experience was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005.

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."
~Jimi Hendrix

"Cherokee Mistby Jimi Hendrix

The night I was born
Lord the moon turned a fire red
Said the night I was born
Lord the moon turn a fire red
My poor mother cried the gypsy was right
And she fell down ... right down dead
She took me past the outskirts of infinity
Well I..
I made a love to you lil' girl when you'r sleepin
and you felt no pain
I did remember, loved in your dream into that night
and I've seen your smile till stayin'
and I milion miles adventure the way from you that i'm on
Yet, new picture of frame
My arrows are made of desires
From far away as jupiters sulphur mines
My arrows are made of desires
From far away as jupiters sulphur minesaaaa

His Rock and Roll Hall of Fame biography states:

"Jimi Hendrix was arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music. Hendrix expanded the range and vocabulary of the electric guitar into areas no musician had ever ventured before. His boundless drive, technical ability and creative application of such effects as wah-wah and distortion forever transformed the sound of rock and roll."

Musicologist Andy Aledort described Hendrix as "one of the most creative musicians of all time."

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