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 »
With the blessings of Jimi's biological family and many of his closest friends, Passport brings the life of Jimi Hendrix to light as never before. From his upbringing in Seattle to his ... See full summary »
If you are a fan of Jimi... and when I say fan, i mean, you've gone beyond "Foxy Lady: - you noticed that JIMI was really into the BLUES, not just POP. Then this documentary is for YOU. Jimi was more than the hype (and there was a ton of Hype) - Jimi was a real musician - a real person. He showed up in the sixties with an awesome skill - which propelled him to the forefront. Yes, he had a defining position in the sixties - But he wanted wanted something more.
This documentary is for YOU.
This documentary has REAL FOOTAGE - unlike other documentaries that do not show real footage (because they do not have the rights) - This documentary has real footage, real songs and the real Jimi.
This documentary traces Jimi from Seattle, working for his father (for a few weeks), joining the paratroopers, working with little Richard - then making it over to England - where he got his start... Jimi was already a super star when he showed up in the U S of A - at the Monterey Festival - where he lit is guitar on fire - on Sunday June 18, 1967 - the summer of love began...
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