The Brilliance: Jimi Hendrix |Ep. 1

Jimi Hendrix is often regarded as one of the worlds most famous Musicians, and best guitarists. Even though he died in 1970 he Is still known and beloved worldwide, and his death still remains a tragedy.

His career only spanned 4 years, and 3 albums, but he did more for the music genre than most musicians dream of. He was also a very smart man in general–but his advancements in music through things such as his great use of the wah-wah peddle, and fuzz tone–cemented that fact.

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye. –Jimi Hendrix

When you listen to Jimi Hendrix songs like “All Along The Watchtower”, “Purple Haze”, and “Red House” you can sense the uniqueness, and originality of his music. And I’m sure that too see it in concert was even better, as he was one of the most famous, and highest paid entertainer.

Unfortunately after 4 years he died of a barbiturate overdose at age 27. He was later entered into the rock, and roll hall of fame, and his music is listed on several Top 100, Top 50, and Top 20 Albums/Songs lists.

However he lives on many years later, just read this list.

  • A Renton Highlands just named a U.S Postal Service station after him in 2018,
  • he got a commemorative stamp in 2014.
  • Several rockers, and rappers have copied his techniques, and sound.
  • He is in both the Rock ‘n Roll & the R&B Hall of Fame.
  • Even after death his collection of Grammy’s grows larger, every year.
  • There’s Jimi Hendrix Park, named that in 2012 in Seattle
  • On the corner of Boradway St., and Pine St. In Seattle you can see a picture of him playing his famous Stratocaster Guitar.
On Sept. 18th 1970 Jimi Hendrix died. More than 30 years later people are still remembering, and honoring him. His music is still classic, yet new. And he was brilliant. (This was “The Brilliance” Ep. 1)

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. –Jimi Hendrix

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