50 years without Jimi Hendrix's: His life in lyrics
The icon passed away on September 18, 1970
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The electric guitar innovator left behind an enduring legacy. From his first live gig in 1959, to his early death in 1970, the musician made his mark as one of the most influential electric guitarists in history. His psychedelic lyrics combined with his unique, soulful sound turned him into a musical visionary who would come to influence generation after generation. Take a look at some of his most legendary songs, and the lyrics that have kept him alive years after his death.
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