A brief audio introduction to Vurbl's Famous Musicians Discussing the Influence of Jimi Hendrix Playlist.
In this interview, Eric Clapton discusses seeing Jimi Hendrix the day before he tragically died. Clapton had just seen a left-handed Fender Stratocaster and bought it for Hendrix, but never was able to meet him when they were both at a concert.
In this clip, blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy discuss the first times they met Jimi Hendrix. Guy's interaction was two years before Jimi's death, while King's was very early in Jimi's career when he was in the rhythm section for Little Richard.
In this interview, Chris Squire of Yes talks about opening for Jimi Hendrix and his band in the 60s, while Squire was in a band called the Selfs, and being absolutely blown away by what he witnesses.
In this interview, Paul McCartney recalls Jimi Hendrix covering Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club band two days after it came out in an interview with Stephen Colbert.
In this clip, Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground describes Jimi Hendrix's skill as a guitar player but also how difficult and stressful the life of a world famous musician can be, and how that pressure impacted Hendrix.
In this interview, Carlos Santana discusses how Hendrix represented everything about the 1960s counterculture, from Malcolm X and MLK to the more general sentiments like peace and love.
In this clip, legendary blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn dismisses comparisons to Jimi Hendrix, saying that there will never be another Jimi Hendrix.
In this clip, King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp discusses the time he met Jimi Hendrix, and how Hendrix called Crimson "the best group in the world."
In this clip, Little Richard talks about how Jimi Hendrix's music had a musical impact like no one other ever. Early in his career, Hendrix played in the rhythm section of Little Richard's band before making a name for himself.
In this clip, John Frusciante of the Red Hot Chili Peppers talks about Jimi Hendrix's life and how his attitude towards music inspired him as a guitarist.
Listen to the Autopsy Podcast on Vurbl. In this episode, Dr. Michael Hunter examines Jimi Hendrix, one of the highest paid musicians in the world. He had made 3 multi-million selling albums and was rock music’s most influential guitarist. But he died in London on the September 18, 1970.