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Monday, September 18, 2006

" AFTER ALL THE JACKS ARE IN THEIR BOXS AND THE CLOWNS HAVE ALL GONE TO BED......."













From today's BBC web site.....
1970: Rock legend Hendrix dies after party
Guitarist Jimi Hendrix has died after collapsing at a party in London.
Police say there was no question of foul play.



JIMI HENDRIX IN ONE MINUTE

* Spent time in the American army as a paratrooper (honourably discharged after hurting his ankle)
*Served his musical apprenticeship in the backing bands of Little Richard, The Isley Brothers and Ike & Tina Turner
*Set fire to his guitar at The Monterey Pop Festival
*Deconstructed the 'The Star Spangled Banner' at Woodstock
*Lemmy, of Motorhead fame, was a roadie for "The Experience"
*His London home now features a "Jimi lived here" commemorative blue plaque
*Left-handed, he played a re-strung right-handed Fender Stratocaster upside-down

I was at a cider mill outside of Rockford Ill. when I heard this news, where were you ?

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