By: Mike Bober
42 years after his untimely death, Jimi Hendrix continues to be a cornerstone of rock music.
Whether it’s serving as an influence for past, present, or future artists, or just constantly being referenced as a member of the unfortunate, "27 Club", Hendrix has a name that's synonymous with Rock and Roll.
The music and life of the late Jimi Hendrix fascinated so many, and a new book is looking to provide a new insight into the legend's career.
Jimi Hendrix: Interviews and Reviews 1967-71 will take a look through the best pieces of journalism written about the legendary guitarist during his lifetime, many of which have not been accessible to the public since they were first published.
According to Amazon, the book is comprised of articles from Rolling Stone, NME, Melody Maker, The New York Times, Record Mirror and Hullabaloo, in addition to reviews from The Guardian and Oz.
Interviews and Reviewsalso includes the full transcript of his very last interview, which was conducted not long before his death, by a longtime friend, chronicler and interviewer, Keith Altham.
The book covers it all, from the first reports of a new voice and style all the way to memorable obituary from The London Times. It is surely a must-read for anybody who has ever been curious to learn more about the mind, man, and career, of one of rock’s greatest and most influential members.
Jimi Hendrix: Interviews and Reviews 1967-71 is available in a digital only form on Amazon for just $3.25.