Jimi Hendrix has left his mark on the world of guitar. This musician who was also an author, composer and singer is one of the greatest guitarists of all time. He is still today an example, an inspiration, to so many people young and old. The rock scene misses him; what would life be like with him still here?
To find guitarists that can match Jimi Hendrix’s level of musicianship and technique, good luck, is all we have to say. Besides, if we stick to the classification of the best guitarists of all times, we’d be hard pressed. Only Eric Clapton is still alive and in the top 10, the others are all dead. And when you see all the names on the list of the best guitarists, you realize most of them left us. How could we replace Jimi Hendrix, Duane, Allman, B.B.King, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Page to name but a few? What other guitarists like Hendrix knew how to reach the same level of mastery? This Hendrix-wannabe can maybe play like a virtuoso but would he/she be able to match the level of artistry? Perhaps. We could only hope that artists of today will produce the kind of unbelievable performances and songs as the music from artists who have left Earth too early.
He was a rock god, who allowed himself to do everything, but above all he played the electric guitar like no one else. Those who had the chance to see him in concert must still have chills. And did you know that he had performed in small venues in France? He opened for a certain Johnny Hallyday with his band L'Expérience Hendrix. But after Evreux, Nancy and Villerupt, it is the Parisians who had this immense chance to see Jimi Hendrix in concert at the Olympia. His technique is unique. Nobody will be able to replace him. On the other hand, many are inspired by his music and explore his sounds and elaborate on them.
We can't talk about this guitarist without talking about what's being researched on the internet about his death. There are many articles about the circumstances of his death. Fortunately, his music is still alive despite any negative rumors. Vinyls of the single "Hey Joe" and other songs from his sadly short career are still being sold. For your information, he is part of this long list of artists who died at the age of 27! They belong to a very regrettable club, the club of the 27, with Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, to name a few, and of course more recently, Amy Winehouse.If you like to play guitar, you will hear about him. Some people even hear Jimi Hendrix playing the guitar in their dreams! There is no madness in the passion, it's just the love of music. And when you have heard such a musician, you can say that it is as if you had given a priceless treasure to your ears.