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Jimi Hendrix

Guitarist (27-Nov-1942 — 18-Sep-1970)


Charles R. Cross. Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix. New York: Hyperion Books. 2005.

Sharon Lawrence. Jimi Hendrix: The Man, the Magic, the Truth. Harper Collins. 2004. 352pp.

Frank Moriarty. Bold As Love: The Jimi Hendrix Experience. New York: Metro Books. 1996.

Charles Shaar Murray. Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix and the Post-War Rock'n'Roll Revolution. Macmillan. 1991. 256pp.

Steven Roby, Noel Redding. Black Gold: The Lost Archives of Jimi Hendrix. Watson-Guptill. 2002. 278pp.

Harry Shapiro. Jimi Hendrix: Electric Gypsy. Macmillan. 1995. 784pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.319)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.296)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.304)

  10. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.290-91)

  11. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.117-18)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.328)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.415)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.230)

  15. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.391)

  16. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.361)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.324)

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