Jimi Hendrix was an iconic American rock guitarist and singer-songwriter considered one of the greatest guitarists in the history of popular music. He gained fame with the Jimi Hendrix Experience with hits such as Hey Joe, Purple Haze and The Wind Cries Mary. By the late 1960s, he was the world's highest paid performer. He died accidentally from barbiturate-related asphyxia at the age of 27.
He was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the UK Music Hall of Fame as a member of the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1992 and 2005 respectively. Rolling Stone named him the greatest guitarist of all time.
He is a member of the 27 club - a collection of musicians who died at the young age of 27. Other notable members of the club include Jim Morrison and Amy Winehouse.
I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.Jimi Hendrix
I try to use my music to move these people to act.Jimi Hendrix
I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.Jimi Hendrix
I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.Jimi Hendrix
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.Jimi Hendrix
Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.Jimi Hendrix
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first.Jimi Hendrix
It's funny how most people love the dead, once you're dead your made for life.Jimi Hendrix
It's funny the way most people love the dead. Once you are dead, you are made for life.Jimi Hendrix
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.Jimi Hendrix
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.Jimi Hendrix
Music is a safe kind of high.Jimi Hendrix
Music is my religion.Jimi Hendrix
Music makes me high on stage, and that's the truth. It's like being almost addicted to music.Jimi Hendrix
My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.Jimi Hendrix
My nature just changes.Jimi Hendrix
The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.Jimi Hendrix
The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.Jimi Hendrix
The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.Jimi Hendrix
We have time, there's no big rush.Jimi Hendrix
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.Jimi Hendrix
When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.Jimi Hendrix
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.Jimi Hendrix
You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.Jimi Hendrix
was a famous American rock musician,
who was born on
November 27, 1942. As a person born on this date, Jimi Hendrix is listed in our database as the 3rd
most popular celebrity for the day (November 27) and the 4th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on November 27
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
Jimi Hendrix is the 24th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Jimi Hendrix's birthday, Jimi Hendrix is the 163rd most famous American and ranks 66th in famous people born in Seattle, Washington, U.S.
In general, Jimi Hendrix ranks as the 262nd
most popular famous person, and the 37th most popular singer of all time.
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