… on Sept 18 1970. He was 27 years old.
“I’m going to sacrifice something right here that I really love.”
Watching this mesmerizing video from 1967 in which Jimi does just about everything possible with his guitar (the mentionables include playing blind and playing behind his back), it sets my standard for performance art. And for male fashion.
“Wild Thing,” The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Monterey Pop Festival, June 1967.