James Marshall Hendrix. The "Purple Haze" creator would turn 70 years old if he were still alive today, and this fact is blowing our minds.
On the anniversary of his birth, Jimi Hendrix's hometown of Seattle is celebrating the legendary musician in an exhibit at EMP Museum titled, "Hear My Train A Comin': Hendrix Hits London."
Devoted entirely to the guitarist's nine month stint in the UK capital,
the collection of lyrics, instruments, photographs and fashion covers
Hendrix's 1960s British debut. The period, packed with three
unforgettable singles and a magnificently successful album, amounted to
the perfect prelude to Hendrix's fiery performance at the '67 Monterey Pop Festival. More