Remembering Jimi Hendrix, the Original Guitar Legend, on His B’day
James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”.
Jimi Hendrix is not just a legend, but one who continues to influence and inspire musicians even today. On his 75th birth anniversary, here’s an article from The Quint’s archives.