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Sunday, 18 November 2012

LINK: Hendrix At 70: “The Effect On Everybody Was Immense” – Lemmy

photo credit: Maria Ives
November 27th will mark 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix , the man who changed electric guitar and rock and roll forever. Throughout November, CBS Local will  remember the legendary musician’s life and career.
While many musicians were influenced by Hendrix, Motorhead frontman Lemmy knew the man: He actually worked as a roadie for Jimi in the 1960s before joining Hawkwind (and ultimately forming Motorhead). He spent time with the man both in the studio and on the stage, and he told CBS Local that Hendrix was a big influence on him as a vocalist.

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