Jimi was certainly one of the most exciting acts that I ever saw live. It seems incredible to me that all three of them are dead. I guess that’s what happens.
I have endless hours of Jimi playing. I think he only actually released four albums while he was alive but I actually have hundreds.
I can still remember hearing Hey Joe on the radio (probably Luxembourg) when I was about sixteen years old and being blown away by it. It was such a different sound to anything I’d heard before. I was smitten. Then that first album blew me away!!
Anyway, today I will revisit my youth and play Jimi real LOUD, just like he should be played. I shall play all the early stuff in the day and in the evening I shall listen to him noodling and jamming in the studio. I never get tired of that.
He was a genius. Still miss the man.