This volume traces the sources of Jimi Hendrix's talent, showing how his knowledge of black musical traditions enabled him to cross racial barriers and achieve legendary status as both musician and performer. In the 30 years since his death his influence has not diminished.
In the thirty years since Jimi Hendrix died his influence has not diminished - for many musicians Hendrix represents the distillation of the counter-culture, while his distinctive style is constantly revived and mimicked by performers today. This book traces the sources of Hendrix's talent, showing how his knowledge of black musical traditions enabled him to cross racial barriers and achieve legendary status as both musician and performer.
"'Murray goes so far inside the myth that it dissolves. What is left is a man pursuing his own destiny piece by piece, day by day.' Greil Marcus"
Cross Town Traffic by Charles Shaar Murray
Charles Shaar Murray
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Faber & Faber
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