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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

American guitarist
The greatest rock guitarist of all time, with a raw, blues-influenced style that brought fire and emotion to rock music unseen before or since.
BornNovember 27, 1942
HometownSeattle, Washington, United States of America
Net worth$150 thousand
Height5'10" (1.778m)
PartnerUschi Obermaier, Devon Wilson, Kathy Etchingham
ChildrenTamika Hendrix, James Daniel Sundquist
ParentsLucille Hendrix, Al Hendrix
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This Day in History: Woodstock Begins in Bethel, New York

August 15, 1969. On 600 acres of field owned by a dairy farmer, 400,000 young people kicked off this seminal event of the 1960s. The three-day music festival had a roster of many of the era's top musicians. Richie Havens, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Crosby Stills and Nash, and The Who were just some of the performers.
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