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Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970)


Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, on November 27, 1942. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from alcoholism, Hendrix was sent to live with relatives in Berkeley, California. When his father returned from Europe in 1945 he... See full bio »

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CD: "Last Experience" (ZZB) See more »

Publicity Listings:

18 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 25 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimi Hendrix Experience | The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Once you're dead, you're made for life. See more »

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Hendrix played left-handed, much to the chagrin of his father, who believed that playing left-handed was a sign of the Devil! As Jimi's brother witnessed, Jimi played right-handed when his father was present. After the elder Hendrix left the room, Jimi would use his famous left hand. However, Jimi wrote with his right hand. See more »

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Brightly colored outfits See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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