Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock 1969

I didn’t get this reblogged over the weekend, so here is my music Monday.

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In 1969 at  Woodstock music festival, an unlikely event happened.   Jimi Hendrix reinvented it from top to bottom to showcase the sound possible made by extreme high-volume electric guitar.  His riffs are interpreted as weapons exploding and bombs being dropped from planes high in the sky.

Who was Jimi Hendrix?  He was a poor boy from Seattle who loved the guitar. His outrageous electric guitar thrilled listeners then and today with his playing skills and experimental sound.  He was the closing act for the Woodstock weekend in August and many people had left the concert and the mud drenched field. But Jimi was still there and halfway through his two hour set, he played “The Star Spangled Banner.” ( He often played the  Star Spangled Banner in his concert sets.) It has become and will always be the pivotal moment of the concert.  Hendrix was a hugely talented musician…

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About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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