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Wednesday, January 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Renton post office renamed to honor Jimi Hendrix

Music icon Jimi Hendrix will now have a post office near his Washington state hometown named after him.


New Jimi Hendrix album with unreleased songs coming in March

Unreleased songs recorded by Jimi Hendrix between 1968 and 1970 will be released next year.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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, …


Jimi thing

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 …