Becoming Jimi Hendrix: From Southern Crossroads to Psychedelic London, the Untold Story of a Musical Genius: 288 [Paperback]
This is a revealing look at the formative and yet often overlooked five-year period in which the legendary guitarist developed into his own playing style on the ‘chitlin’ circuit” before moving to Greenwich Village. Before he was famous, by 1966, Jimi Hendrix had performed with Little Richard, Ike and Tina Turner, Sam and Dave, Wilson Puckett, and the Isley Brothers. He’d won the Apollo Theater’s famous Amateur Night competition. Blue legends B.B King and Albert King had tutored (more…)
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