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This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done, but some of the information in it needs revising in the light of new information uncovered over the years. The film contains concert footage spanning the Marquee in 1967 to his last UK performance at the third Isle of Wight festival in 1970; along the way we see classic performances at Monterey (1967), Woodstock (1969), Fillmore East (1969/70), and Berkeley (1970). A double album was released to tie-in with the film, containing the complete performances in the film, along with interviews with people in the film (not necessarily the same interviews). The film is worth seeing for Jimi's performances, and to hear what his contemporaries have to say about him (Eric Clapton, Mitch Mitchell, Lou Reed, Mick Jagger, Pete Townsend, and others). Written by Martin <martin.o_brien@which.net>

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Purple Haze
Written by Jimi Hendrix
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Jimi Hendrix - The God
11 May 2005 | by (Estonia) – See all my reviews

this is without a doubt one of the best documentaries of all time. it's one of my all time favorite's and Jimi Hendrix was the best guitarist in human history he's only real rivals are Carlos Santana, Andres Segovia and Jimmy Page.Jimi Hendrix is one my all time favorite musicians even thought i'm 17 years old i'm his huge fan.he was without a question guitar hero.one of the greatest ever. Jimi Hendrix was definitely genius and interesting person.even Mick Jagger said that he was amazing man.Jimi Hendrix was definitely one of the best musicians in 60s and one of the leading musicians in 60s.it can be only one Jimi Hendrix and American music will never see anyone like him.Jimi Hendrix was without a doubt in the mainstream of 60s rock.Jimi Hendrix change the world and he never left us.he was master rock.one of the greatest songwriters ever.he's debut album Are You Experienced? is the greatest debut album ever.Best 60s artist's were The Doors,Jimi Hendrix,Janis Joplin and The Beatles.


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