Rolling Stone issue #26 had a cover date of February 1, 1969. 32 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Jimi Hendrix by Baron Wolman. This issue was the look back on 1968 with cover star Jimi Hendrix honored as “Performer of the Year.” It’s crazy to think that Jimi Hendrix was an active musician at … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 26
His material is finally being compiled with careful consideration.
Live fast, die young, and leave a beautiful corpse. Clichéd, sure, but also apparently true. A recent study of 1,050 American and European music artists between 1965 and 2005 shows that rock and rollers are twice as likely to die young as the rest of us working stiffs. While the idea that rock stars tend … Continue reading Rock Stars on Half-Life Plan
The Smoking Gun has dug up Jimi Hendrix’s 1969 Mug Shot from a bust at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport after “customs inspectors found heroin and hashish in his luggage.” Acquitted!
The Smoking Gun uncovers Jimi Hendrix’s Military Personnel Records.