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The Day Jimi Hendrix Performed Live for the Final Time

Jimi Hendrix sat in with Eric Burdon and War on Sept. 16, 1970, two days before he died.

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Jimi Hendrix Experience
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15 Years Ago: The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Purple Box’ Throws the Vaults Wide Open

A self-titled set of previously unreleased material by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, dubbed the 'Purple Box,' was released on Sept. 12, 2000.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

The Story of Jimi Hendrix’s Final Concert

Unbeknownst to Jimi Hendrix, promoters captured the Experience's entire performance by feeding two overhead stage microphones into a consumer grade Revox reel-to-reel tape machine.

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The Day Jimi Hendrix Launched Electric Lady Studios

The launch party for Electric Lady Studios ended up as farewell event for co-owner Jimi Hendrix.

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Vevo

Watch Jimi Hendrix Play ‘Purple Haze’ in a Clip From New ‘Electric Church’ Concert Documentary

Can't wait to watch the new documentary Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church when it premieres on Showtime Sept. 4? Good news: You don't have to.

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Suhaimi Abdullah / Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Former Megadeth Guitarist Would Rather Chew Glass Than Listen to Jimi Hendrix

Marty Friedman, who played guitar in Megadeth throughout the '90s, said he would rather "chew glass" than listen to Jimi Hendrix.

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Sony/Legacy

Jimi Hendrix’s Atlanta Pop Festival Performance Captured in New Documentary and Album

Over the weekend of July 3-5, 1970, the Atlanta Pop Festival featured an incendiary set from Jimi Hendrix that found him performing in front of his largest-ever U.S. audience.

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20 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix’s Father Wins Control of His Estate

When Jimi Hendrix died on Sept. 18, 1970, it brought one of rock's most promising young careers to a premature end. But the Hendrix moneymaking machine — and the legal battles to control it — were just getting started.

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Jimi Hendrix, ‘Long Hot Summer Night’ vs. Billy Idol, ‘Hot in the City': Greatest Summer Song Battle

Jimi Hendrix's 'Long Hot Summer Night' faces off against Billy Idol's 'Hot in the City' in Ultimate Classic Rock's Great Summer Song battle.

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YouTube

Watch One-Armed Guitarist’s Incredible Performance of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Voodoo Child’

Most of us couldn't play a convincing rendition of a Jimi Hendrix song with two hands. Marc Swafford needs only one.

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