Remembering Jimi Hendrix: His life in lyrics
The music icon passed away on September 18, 1970, aged 27
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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.
In this gallery, take a look at some of his most legendary songs, and the lyrics that have kept him alive years after his death.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom