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A New Jimi Hendrix Biography

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A New Jimi Hendrix Biography

A New Jimi Hendrix Biography

A New Jimi Hendrix Biography

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For only four years, Jimi Hendrix was one of the biggest stars in rock music before his untimely death. Now, decades later, he is still recognized as a guitar genius — his solos revolutionized rock music. What influenced Hendrix's music and eventually lead to the self-destructive lifestyle that cost him his life?

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Charles R. Cross, author, Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix