Hendrix on Clarence White

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  1. Cowdog

    Cowdog TDPRI Member Silver Supporter

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    6A64B4A3-7396-46AB-8B44-510C8F4DD331.png Don’t know if this has been previously posted but thought it would be relevant to share again for those who hadn’t seen it.

    “One night we were playing the Whisky, and when we were in the dressing room this really well-dressed black man wearing a hat with a feather in it walks in and says to Clarence, ‘Are you Clarence White?’

    And Clarence says, ‘Yeah.”

    And the fellow adds, ‘Well, I really love the way you play guitar. I’ve been listening to you for years and you’re one of my favorite players.’

    So Clarence says, ‘Wow. Thanks a lot. What did you say your name was?’

    The fellow says, ‘I’m Jimi Hendrix.'”

    –Gene Parsons to Rick Petreysik, “Echoes of Country Rock Legend,” Guitar Player, September 1992, p. 84
     
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    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Thanks, never heard that one. Only furthers my respect for Jimi.:)
     
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    koen Friend of Leo's

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    Cool story, but I did have to look up who Clarence White is :cool:
     
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    Chip Friend of Leo's

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    Jimi was also blown away by Robbie Robertson when he was a member of the Hawks.
     
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    Cool story!
    Two classy guys.
     
  6. Ray G

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    I’m a big fan of Clarence White and that’s a great story to hear.
     
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