Ten Seventy-One

Fingers from a grave
pound strings and enrapture plucked ears.

2010 is the Year of Living Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix died almost 40 years ago — and yet today, he is more popular and relevant than ever.   Here is Jimi is on the cover of the April 2010 edition of Guitar World Magazine.

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Blues for Jimi

If you have an ounce of talent for the guitar, you are wildly in awe of just how much Jimi Hendrix achieved in his brilliant, brief, Supernova life
There have been so many remixes and rebundlings of Jimi’s music since his death, but few people are aware of Jimi Hendrix’s fantastic “Blues” album that is filled with the most incredible history of sound in our shared memory.

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Talent Outliving Promise

When you think about the late 1960’s in America — especially the ovaric Woodstock moment — we are left with a desperate longing of what should have been instead of what never was.

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Selling Jimi's Axe

A year or so ago, a forgotten — but staged burned — Jimi Hendrix guitar was found and sold for a little under half a million dollars.

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