September 18, 1970

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  1. Stanford Guitar

    Stanford Guitar Friend of Leo's

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    RIP Jimi Hendrix.
     
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    He sure shook us up!
    RIP, and thanks, Jimi.
     
  3. 24 track

    24 track Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    I often wondered if he were able to keep his energy up had he not passed,
    the candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long

    I hope he journey'd well
     
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    He’s the reason I took up guitar. RIP Jimi.
     
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    Hendrix was taken to St Mary Abbot's Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:45 pm by an Australian Dr John Bannister. Incidentally, another Australian doctor was on duty that day - Bob Brown, who would go onto become a Senator for Tasmania in the Australian parliament.
     
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    Unfortunately it was on my birthday.
     
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    I still remember that day like it was yesterday… :(
     
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    I was 15, in Sweden at a boarding school. Some of the other kids were teasing me
    because I was upset...
    I was devastated.. RIP Jimi
     
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    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Over time, I have lost people I love (if you haven't... just wait).

    The memories are in a box, in my mind. Can't keep them in the foreground, or I'd never get outta bed. But I let them bubble up whenever, at least a few times a week.

    The box is full of family. Including my dogs, of course. But over time, I've noticed that I think about Jimi (and Jerry) in much the same way, albeit without the same intensity.

    Doesn't seem feasible that an artist I never knew personally still changes my life in some small way, but there it is. Some people are simply amazing.

    Miss you, Jimi. RIP.
     
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    Fendereedo Poster Extraordinaire

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    Long gone, but not forgotten. I remember being in my dad's car when the news came on the radio. At that age (4) I knew who he was, even then.
    Jimi single handedly made me pick up a guitar, and to start with Keith Moon made me start playing drums back at school, but I settled on guitar thanks to the music of Jimi Hendrix.
     
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    fendrguitplayr Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Gone too soon.

    jimi.jpg
     
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    rest in memory
     
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    Jimmy the party guy killed Jimmy the musician.

    Brilliance, abundant evidence reveals, does not immunize against stupidity.
     
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    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Yeah, but he was 27. When I think of how stupid I was back then... My son, too. He barely survived. But he did. And now all that seems like a weird dream.

    Jimi was by all accounts a nice guy, and intelligent. He'd have figured it out. It's just a shame, is all.
     
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    He is the reason.....I love the guitar!
    RIP
     
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    I was driving in my car when Paul Harvey was reporting the news. In that split-second between "Jim" and "-i Hendrix," my brain was auto-filling with "Morrison."

    But that would be a few months later.

    I think Fender Guitars owes a lot to Hendrix.

    In other news, my wife's nephew was born on that very day.
     
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    I remember that day like it was "only" fifty-one years ago. I was sitting in Solfege (ear training) class in college when a classmate told me. The class was full of classical music-only students, some of whom had never even heard of Jimi. I was stunned. Since that day, (and actually long before) we've lost many of our musical influences.....most far too young.
    I have a gig tonight, and while I don't have any Hendrix songs on the list, I'll be sure to mention this sad occasion to the audience. :(
     
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    I remember my Mom saying I have some bad news for you. I had just come home from school. RIP
     
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    My buddies and I sulked together for a few days. It’s still a bit shocking to me.

    Where would he have gone musically?
     
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    At the time Hendrix died, I was into rock and roll, but I was also working an awful lot, and my daughter had come along in January of that same year, and we along with our little boy were a family, and doing things families do. I can honestly say I don't remember his passing, though I enjoy his music.

    Elvis on the other hand, you should have seen the people reacting to his death.

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