Jimi Hendrix

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James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music". Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. In 1961, he enlisted in the US Army and trained as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division; he was granted an honorable discharge the following year. Soon afterward, he moved to Clarksville, Tennessee, and began playing gigs on the chitlin' circuit, earning a place in the Isley Brothers' backing band and later with Lit... More

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Jimi Hendrix Quotes

Jimi Hendrix #Art #Life #Music

Photo of Jimi Hendrix My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.
Jimi Hendrix #Change

Photo of Jimi Hendrix In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.
Jimi Hendrix #Funny #Life #Love

Photo of Jimi Hendrix It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life.
Jimi Hendrix #Funny #Life #Love

Photo of Jimi Hendrix It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life.
Jimi Hendrix #God

Photo of Jimi Hendrix When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.
Jimi Hendrix #Good

Photo of Jimi Hendrix I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.
Jimi Hendrix #Imagination #Science

Photo of Jimi Hendrix Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.
Jimi Hendrix #Knowledge #Wisdom

Photo of Jimi Hendrix Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Jimi Hendrix #Life #Love

Photo of Jimi Hendrix The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.
Jimi Hendrix #Music #Religion

Photo of Jimi Hendrix Music is my religion.
Jimi Hendrix #Music

Photo of Jimi Hendrix Music is a safe kind of high.
Jimi Hendrix #Music

Photo of Jimi Hendrix When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
Jimi Hendrix #Music

Photo of Jimi Hendrix I try to use my music to move these people to act.
Jimi Hendrix #Pet

Photo of Jimi Hendrix I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.
Jimi Hendrix #Nature

Photo of Jimi Hendrix My nature just changes.
Jimi Hendrix #Nature #Time

Photo of Jimi Hendrix I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.
Jimi Hendrix #Love #Time

Photo of Jimi Hendrix You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
Jimi Hendrix #Time

Photo of Jimi Hendrix We have time, there's no big rush.
Jimi Hendrix #Life #Time

Photo of Jimi Hendrix I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Jimi Hendrix #Music

Photo of Jimi Hendrix Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Jimi Hendrix #Music #Truth

Photo of Jimi Hendrix Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music.
Jimi Hendrix #Love #Time

Photo of Jimi Hendrix The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.
Jimi Hendrix #Music

Photo of Jimi Hendrix The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.
Jimi Hendrix #Love #Peace #Power

Photo of Jimi Hendrix When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.