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Hendrix Biopic Producer Talks ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’

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Plenty of experienced filmmakers have tried and failed to get a Jimi Hendrix biopic off the ground, but producer Danny Bramson managed to pull it off without any prior hands-on experience in the film production business. What made 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' different?

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Watch a Clip from the Jimi Hendrix Biopic ‘All Is by My Side’

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It still doesn't seem to have a U.S. release date, but the Jimi Hendrix biopic 'All Is by My Side' is scheduled to arrive in U.K. theaters later this summer -- and you can get an advance look at a scene from the movie right here.

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A 45-Year Old Jimi Hendrix Photo Mystery Gets Solved

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Photo by Charley Weber

There’s just something about this picture.

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Jimi Hendrix Estate Wins Court Battle

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Word to the wise, Washington residents: If you're interested in purchasing a Jimi Hendrix dart board, you'd better do it fast.

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Experience Hendrix Adds More Dates, Guitarists

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For the eighth year, the music of Jimi Hendrix will be celebrated with the all-star Experience Hendrix tour. The organizers just announced a few more concerts, as well as some of the special guests that will be joining them in certain cities.

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46 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Records ‘All Along the Watchtower’

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On Dec. 27, 1967, Bob Dylan released his first album in more than a year with the understated classic 'John Wesley Harding.' Among the great songs found on that LP was a tune called 'All Along the Watchtower.' Before the album's release, Jimi Hendrix obtained an acetate of the disc and fell in love with it. Less than two months after Dylan recorded it, Hendrix was in the studio recording his own take. On Jan. 21, 1968, Hendrix and the Experience settled in to record what would become the definitive reading of the song.

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Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Purple Haze’ Used In Citi Visa Commercial

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

The Jimi Hendrix classic 'Purple Haze' is part of a new ad from Citi Visa. The commercial uses the upcoming Winter Olympics as a backdrop.

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45 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Experience Banned From BBC

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Evening Standard/Hulton Archive,Getty Images

Jimi Hendrix wasn't one to play by the rules, and on Jan. 4, 1969, during a guest appearance on the Lulu television show, the guitar legend was up to the task. While Lulu was a great pop singer, she and Hendrix were pretty much worlds apart in the public eye,. Still, the producers of her BBC TV show booked the Jimi Hendrix Experience and approached Hendrix about singing a duet with Lulu on her big hit, 'To Sir With Love,' which was not first and foremost on Hendrix' mind, to say the least.

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46 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Arrested in Sweden

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Legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix was almost as well known for his energetic, anything-can-happen stage performances as for his innovative musicianship. But during a brief tour of Sweden in January of 1968, the guitarist got a little too wild off stage and got himself arrested, for which he was detained for two weeks.

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44 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix Debuts Band of Gypsys

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Jimi Hendrix's short-lived power trio Band of Gypsys made its debut appearances with a series of concerts held on Dec. 31, 1969, and Jan. 1, 1970, at New York City's Fillmore East. By the end of January, Hendrix had broken them up, but not before releasing a classic live set from the shows.

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