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Andre 3000, who will play Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming biopic, says he isn't in a rush to record an album.
In order to capture his best version of Jimi Hendrix for an upcoming biopic, Andre 3000 said he had to think of him as a regular dude and not a rock star.
In a May 16 story about the death of go-go musician Chuck Brown, The Associated Press misspelled another musician's first name. The correct spelling is Jimi Hendrix, not Jimmy Hendrix.
An instrumental piece of rock and roll history is going public.
I've spent so much time playing "Rock Band" and "Guitar Hero" over the last five years that, by now, I ought to be able to give Eric Clapton a run for his money.
The gold lame varsity jackets still fit.
Rock 'n' roll fanatic Paul Smith says he's drawing on the spirit of Jimi Hendrix for a dark and rich spring-summer show, one of the highlights of London's Fashion Week.
Rap and rock will collide once again _ this time in a video game.
The smoke will billow near East Carolina's locker room, the pyrotechnics will sparkle and they'll blast Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" over the speakers.
They were both immigrants in Britain who changed the face of music _ one with a harpsichord and a composer's pen, the other with an electric guitar.
Clothing, mementoes and handwritten lyrics belonging to Jimi Hendrix are going on display at his former London home to mark the 40th anniversary of his death.
Lonnie Youngblood was a hotshot sax player on the New York club circuit in the mid-1960s when he crossed paths with Jimmy James, a young musician who was turning heads with his dazzling virtuosity on the electric guitar.
This infallible newspaper reports that up for sale is one of the most famous scenes of infantilism in the 20th century, "Woodstock." Actually on the block is the late Max Yasgur's New York farm, 38 acres of which were used for the 1969 Woodstock music festival that hagiographers for the "1960s Generation" have ever since boomed as a pivotal event in American history.
Seldom noted in the spate of music-industry obituaries these days is the imperiled fate of big recording studios. In June, Sony Music Studios joined its Manhattan neighbor the Hit Factory, Cello Studios in Los Angeles and the Alabama soul sanctuary Muscle Shoals Sound Studios on a growing list of legendary recording spaces that have shuttered in the past two years.
Hendrix was dogged by a small-time record producer who claimed to have a contract giving him part of Hendrix's career earnings, according to David Henderson, author of the Hendrix biography "'Scuse Me While I Kiss The Sky."
"Stuff that's in the vault is very valuable and very important to collectors and historians and music lovers," he said. "If someone's famous, that stuff is going to have legs."