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Need a fast paper custom written from scratch Click Here Jimi Hendrix the greatest guitarist in rock historyrevolutionized the sound of rock In 1967 the Jimi HendrixExperience rocked the nation with their first album Are YouExperienced Hendrixs life was cut short by the tragedy ofdrugs in 1970 when he was only twenty seven years old In thesethree years the sound of rock changed greatly and Hendrixsguitar playing was a major influence Jimi was born in SeattleWashington on November 27 1942 As a young boy whenever thechance came Jimi would try to play along with his R B recordsHowever music was not his life long dream At first the armywas In the late 1950s Hendrix enlisted in the 101st AirborneDivision After sustaining a back injury during a jump hereceived a medical discharge After his army career came to anabrupt end he decided to go into the music field By this timehe had become an accomplished guitarist and was soon to becomeknown as the greatest guitarist ever Stambler pg 290However he did not start out at the top Jimi started outplaying as part of the back-up for small time R B groups Itdid not take long before his work was in demand with some of thebest known artists in the field such as BB King Ike and TinaTurner Solomon Burke Jackie Wilson Littler Richard WilsonPickett and King Curtis Clifford pg 181 Using the nameJimmy James he toured with a bunch of R B shows including sixmonths as a member of James Browns Famous Flames Stambler pg290 At the Cafe Wha in New York in 1966 Hendrix decided totry singing Jimi lucked out when a man by the name of CharlesChas Chandler from Eric Burdons Animals heard him at the cluband thought he was sensational When Chas heard him again laterthat year he talked Jimi into moving to England where he wouldreally get the chance to start his career Stambler pg 290Along
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