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Jimi Hendrix
November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970
Nationality: American
Category: Musician
Subcategory: American Musician

Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.


When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.


You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.


When things get too heavy, just call me helium, the lightest known gas to man.


The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.


When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.


I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.


Rock is so much fun. That's what it's all about - filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.


To be with the others, you have to have your hair short and wear ties. So we're trying to make a third world happen, you know what I mean?


I try to use my music to move these people to act.


I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.


I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.


When we go to play, you flip around and flash around and everything, and then they're not gonna see nothin' but what their eyes see. Forget about their ears.


All I'm gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.


Music is a safe kind of high.


The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around.


Imagination is the key to my lyrics. The rest is painted with a little science fiction.


If it was up to me, there wouldn't be no such thing as the establishment.


Music is my religion.


When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together.


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