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 ... See full summary »
Originally filmed in December 1968, "The Rock and Roll Circus" was originally intended to be released as a television special. The special was filmed over two nights and featured not only ... See full summary »
The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.
I had a chance to see this concert. I was serving out my hitch as a US Army draftee at Fort Ord (a few hours south of Berkeley). A fellow Army friend with tickets, knowing I was a Hendrix fan and had never seen him perform, invited me to the Berkeley concert. Since I was scheduled for duty that night, I had to decline. But figured no problem, I'll catch Jimi another time.
The Berkeley concert was in May, I believe. Four months later I walked into the office and someone said, "Hey, did you hear? Jimi Hendrix died."
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