Loading player…

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; 27th November at Seattle's King County Hospital, 1942 - 18th September 1970) was a U.S. guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

Hendrix was not very popular in the U.S.A. at the outset of his musical career, only later gaining recognition after taking a trip to England in 1966 with The Animals' Chas Chandler, where he subsequently formed The Jimi Hendrix Experience with bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell. While The… read more

Top Tracks

Top Albums

Similar Artists


Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

  • Only a genius as sir Hendrix'd do such a piece of art as Machine Gun.
  • Jimi, are you high?
  • Rock was majorly influenced by Blues, probably the ONLY influence of Rock; most rock musicians started their roots from Blues and Blues was invented by the "blacks" in Mississippi, hence it's said that the "blacks invented Rock. What I don't understand is why does your race matter in music ? How does it matter if the Blacks,Whites or Hispanics invented it ?
  • just listen to Star Spangled Banner and you'll hear the sounds of war. His facial expressions and what he does with the guitar...once you hear it you can never forget. Genius.
  • genius with a guitar, and underrated as a musician.
  • It's so groovy to float around sometimes, even a jellyfish will tell you that.
  • Sign to bring back old Last.fm : https://www.change.org/p/cbs-interactive-bring-old-last-fm-back
  • History and truth are not the same thing.
  • lol, history says so but ok v
  • Who said rock is an invention of blacks? All instruments were taken from orchestral instruments or inspired by them, the battery for example is only all the percussion instruments together, guitar and bass? Hahaha violin and cello, and some of these instruments are older come from folk music,made by whites. ;)

API Calls