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The newest collection of Jimi Hendrix material is titled People, Hell and Angels.

Read The Jimi Hendrix You Never Knew WXPN

March 22, 2013 – Hear an entire show of newly released Hendrix material, as well as interviews with people he knew. WXPN


Jimi Hendrix's new album, People, Hell and Angels, comes out March 5.

Read First Listen: Jimi Hendrix, 'People, Hell And Angels'

February 27, 2013 – These 12 previously unreleased recordings shine a spotlight on his considerable charisma.

From coffeehouses to punk clubs, Matt Haimovitz has played his cello in some surprising places.

Listen From Schubert To Hendrix: Guest DJ Matt Haimovitz

November 15, 2012 – Hear an eclectic mix of music as the adventurous cellist spins his favorites in the studio.


Clockwise from upper left: Neil Young with Patti Smith, Hank Williams, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Maureen Gray.

Read Guest DJ Patti Smith

June 19, 2012 – The singer describes the many influences and inspirations behind her latest album, Banga.


Amy Winehouse.

Watch Amy Winehouse And The Sad Story Of The 27s

July 23, 2011 – Yet another talented, troubled musician just happened to die at 27. What is it about that age?

Jimi Hendrix

Listen Jimi Hendrix, Before He Was Famous

December 21, 2010 – A new box set showcases Hendrix's work as a sideman for a number of famous musicians.


Daniel Lanois

Listen Guest DJ Daniel Lanois

November 9, 2010 – This week on All Songs Considered, the legendary musician and producer shares some of his favorites.


Jimi Hendrix

Listen Jimi Sounds Like A Rainbow: Hendrix For Kids

October 24, 2010 – Author Gary Golio says that there are many important lessons to be learned from the young Hendrix.


Listen Send My Love To Linda: An Untold Jimi Hendrix Story

September 15, 2010 – John Ridley uncovers one of the least-told stories in rock history: Jimi Hendrix and Linda Keith.


The Turtle Island Quartet

Listen Turtle Island Quartet Re-Imagine Jimi Hendrix, With Strings

August 28, 2010 – The string quartet, known for their jazzy chamber music, takes on a new challenge: Jimi Hendrix.


John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

Listen John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, Plays DJ And Skewers Bob Boilen

May 11, 2010 – Lydon spins some of his favorite music on All Songs Considered, and gets in a few digs.


Angus Young

Read The Guitar Hero's Workout: Shred The Pounds Away

April 15, 2010 – We compiled the best guitar moves to build both your muscles and your godlike mystique.

Jimi Hendrix; credit: Hulton Archive

Read Jimi Hendrix On World Cafe WXPN

March 5, 2010 – Valleys of Neptune offers unreleased tracks and alternate versions of Hendrix's classics. WXPN

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