Stories tagged: Jimi Hendrix
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Jimi Hendrix Park opens in Seattle
Purple guitars, purple walkways and a crowd of purple-clad families adorned the newest park in Seattle – the long-awaited Jimi Hendrix Park.
Mon., Feb. 3, 2014
Hendrix concert gave teen coming-of-age experience
Paul Allen said the concert changed his life. A few hundred yards from where it happened, he later built the Experience Music Project, a shrine to rock ’n’ roll and …
Mon., July 8, 2013
Collectibles from ’50s and ’60s can hold surprising cash value
Jimi Hendrix, John Mayall and Albert King played a series of concerts at San Francisco’s storied Fillmore and Winterland music venues in February 1968; the poster advertising the shows featured …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2012
Clark: Hard Rock Café serves full Jimi Hendrix experience
“ Scuse me while I kiss the sky” – from the song “Purple Haze” SEATTLE – The lyric has wormed into my brain here on the second floor of the …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2009
It was the dawning of the age of bad skin, corduroys
‘We are stardust, we are golden …” Today, on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, I want to share my own magical memories of that world-changing event.
Wed., April 1, 2009
Hendrix childhood home dismantled
RENTON, Wash. – The small house where rock guitarist and singer Jimi Hendrix is said to have first discovered music is being dismantled after preservation efforts failed. As of Tuesday, …
Sun., Nov. 2, 2008
It all started at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival in 1995. Jimi Hendrix’s father, Al Hendrix, put together a tribute show to his late, great guitarist son. It headlined …