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    Born to be a rockstar, Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 to African American parents James “Al” and Lucille Hendrix. At a young age, Jimi was sent to live with his relatives when his mother was struggling from alcoholism, and his dad was serving in WWII. His father returned from war in 1945, took Jimi back, and divorced from his wife. At age 13, Al taught Jimi how to play the acoustic guitar. After dropping out of high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, but was soon discharged after

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    Jimi Hendrix was the most famous American rock guitarist in my heart. He has multi talent, he can sing and play the guitar skillfully at the same time, also he is a songwriter. He was born in Seattle, Washington on November 27, 1942. Started playing guitar at age 15, when he first got his guitar from his father as a gift. He loves rock music and he also plays blues and R&B music. In 1960s, Jimi Hendrix become very well known by his techniques of his guitar play and his passionate of performance on

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    Johnny Allen Hendrix stage name Jimi Hendrix, feasibly the greatest guitarist in rock history was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle Washington. He was one of the greatest rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter of his time and current. Hendrix started playing guitar at the age of 15 and was known for his upside-down style of playing. At the age of 19 Hendrix was caught by police twice for riding in stolen vehicles that ultimately led him to enlisting in the Army. Hendrix like many of the great

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    explain the counter against the American Dream. The American Dream during this era was given to citizens to achieve successful opportunities equally; they have a chance to pursue their American dream. Jimi Hendrix was one of the three people during this time fighting against the American Dream. Hendrix was a black musician who transformed the national anthem into a song of his own, which later became one of the symbols of the race and a revolutionary dream; he used his psychedelic creations through

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    ways. When we look at the elements and principles of design, we think of it as pieces of a puzzle. In order to create a work of design, we must be able to use both element and principle pieces to complete the puzzle. Waldemar Swierzy’s Poster for Jimi Hendrix created in 1974 is a perfect example of the presentation of design elements and principles. By using the design elements of colour and line with the principles of emphasis and balance, Swierzy was able to create a better understanding of the poster’s

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    Jimi Hendrix Personality

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    Jimi Hendrix 1957 Saw Elvis Presley Perform Jimi Hendrix was into music ever since he was a little kid, but after this important moment in his life, he was more into music than ever. One-night Jimi went out to see Elvis Presley at the at Sick 's Stadium on September 1, 1957, Jimi was moved by the music and he started to take notes on the songs that were being played and sung so he could take Elvis Presley’s work to help him make some songs of his own. After the concert, Jimi drew a picture of Elvis

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    Jimi Hendryx known as the best guitarist and Rock music artist. Even thought he passed away, people keep seeking his music and listen. People love all about Jimi Hendryx had done. He is musician who gets affected by Bob Dylan’s thoughts. Hendryx liked the word’ ‘minority”. He was lefty black guitarist. It was unusual at that time. Although Hendrix was blessed with abundant musical talent, he owned it by playing the guitar pretty much every waking moment, which meant that he always had an instrument

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    “Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ at Woodstock”: Individual Warfare As Greek philosopher Plato once said, “Only the dead have seen the end of the war.” In Sherman Alexie’s “Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play the ‘Star- Spangled Banner’ at Woodstock,” Victor’s father can align directly with this belief. He consistently struggles with his own unique wars as well as the struggles that

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    when pop was really being shaped to what it is now. In the 1960’s, music has changed drastically due to the political and popular events of the 60’s. Artists that found their talent in music during the sixties were people such as, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, and the

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    Why did the event begin Glastonbury Music and Arts festival began in 1970, the day after Jimi Hendrix died and it was called Pilton Pop, Blues and Folk Festival. The festival's founder Michael Eavis was inspired by an open air concert he attended at the Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music. The festival itself was originally influenced by the counterculture movement and hippie ethics surrounding the 1970’s Evolution: Now the event attracts over 100,000 guests annually and now instead

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    Woodstock 1969 was one of the largest concerts of all time and a cultural benchmark for the late 1960s, while Woodstock 1999 was a disaster and marked the cultural end of the 1990s. They are both very well known concerts, but the memories of each are very different. Even though Woodstock 1969 positively affected the music world, Woodstock 1999 was a huge failure and greatly affected Woodstock’s reputation. Woodstock began on August 15,1969, and it lasted until August 18, 1969 (History). It took

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    The Poietic Aspect of Hendrix 's "All Along the Watchtower" Jimi Hendrix, probably one of the greatest guitarists of all time, in 1968 covered "All along the watchtower," a song originally written and performed a few months earlier by Bob Dylan. Even though Hendrix 's admiration for Dylan 's work was well known , his choice to cover a song belonging to a completely different music genre is emblematic. So why did Hendrix decide to cover Bob Dylan 's "All along the watchtower?" In this paper, I will

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    I found it astounding to how the guitarist produced these sound effects and what influenced him to do so. Finally, I found out that the guitarist responsible for all these noises was none other than the most influential guitarist of all time, Jimi Hendrix playing at the Woodstock Festival in 1969. I agree with the statement that “Music has the ability to allow for greater understanding of ourselves, as well as the world around us.”. Hendrix’s music is a good example of music that reflects the happenings

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    Woodstock 1969 & 1999 Woodstock 1969 was one of the largest concerts of all time and a cultural benchmark for the late 1960s, while Woodstock 1999 was a disaster and marked the cultural end of the 1990s. They are both very well known concerts, but the memories of each differ in many ways. Even though Woodstock 1969 positively affected the music world, Woodstock 1999 was a huge failure and greatly affected Woodstock’s reputation. Woodstock began on August 15,1969, and it lasted until August

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    regards to their contributions to musical artistry, drugs have allowed many artists to move past the conventions of Western musical theory, and thus build arrangements and other approaches far outside the mainstream. With artists like the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix using drugs in such a fashion, it is thus clear that the use of illicit drugs has contributed significantly to enhancing some elements of creativity amongst musicians. Moreover, and with fans also making use of drugs so as to heighten their enjoyment

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    The 1960’s was home to many influential artists, these artists got their inspiration from doing heavy amounts of heavy psychedelic drugs. And sometimes, these artists die at a very young age just as their popularity and talent was at their peak. My book was about one of those artists . The book that shows this is Buried Alive, a book about Janis Joplin. The book shows the honest truth of a musician with an addictive personality who unfortunately let it run her life. Janis Joplin was born in Port

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    Glastonbury Festival opened in 1970 the day after the death of Jimi Hendrix on 19th September, the festival was held by Michael Eavis on his land Worthy Farm, Pilton in Somerset. The small scale festival accommodated for 1,500 people with a £1 entrance fee and offered free milk to all the festival goers! When you compare these figures to the current day Glastonbury’s attendance figures and ticket prices you can recognise the huge development the festival has undergone in the past 45 years. The festival

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    powerful voice that everyone loved” (Brockton). “Another was Santana, he was a twenty years old musician who walked on stage sat down behind his drum set and performed one of his greatest hits” (Brockman). “Some of the less liked bands ranged from Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, to Joe Cocker” (Brockman). People say that it was not Jimi’s fault, it was his placement in the lineup that made his performance less than appealing. With him being the last to perform half of the crowd was done for the day

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    Sirod Pennewell Jimi Hendrix and the Flobots come from different period but both express tyranny of war with song “Machine Gun” and “Handlebars”. On the contrary where they have their similarities they have differences not just in genre. Differences I feel are in perspective and point of view rather just genre and era. The big difference is one talking about being free and the other restrained from freedom. Songs have distinctive differences because one talks about power and the being under power

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    Woodstock 1969 was one of the largest concerts of all time and a cultural benchmark for the late 1960s, while Woodstock 1999 was a disaster and marked the cultural end of the 1990s. They are both very well known concerts, but the memories of each are very different. Even though Woodstock 1969 positively affected the music world, Woodstock 1999 was a huge failure and greatly affected Woodstock’s reputation. Woodstock began on August 15,1969 and it lasted until August 18, 1969 (History). It took

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