Jimi Hendrix
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is widely considered to be the greatest guitarist in musical history, and one of the most influential musicians of his era across a range of genres.

After initial success in Europe with his group The Jimi Hendrix Experience
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
The Jimi Hendrix Experience were an English-American psychedelic rock band that formed in London in October 1966. Comprising eponymous singer-songwriter and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, bassist and backing vocalist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell, the band was active until June 1969, in which...

, he achieved fame in the United States following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival
Monterey Pop Festival
The Monterey International Pop Music Festival was a three-day concert event held June 16 to June 18, 1967 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, California...


You got me blowin, blowin my mind, Is it tomorrow or just the end of time?

"Purple Haze", Are You Experienced? (1967)

Anger he smiles towering in shiney metallic purple armour, Queen jealousy envy waits behind him, Her fiery green gown sneers at the grassy ground.

"Bold as love", Axis bold as love

We’ll hold hands and then we’ll watch the sunrise From the bottom of the sea But first, are you experienced? Uh-have you ever been experienced? Well, I have

"Are You Experienced?", Are You Experienced? (1967)

Have you ever been experienced? Not necessarily stoned, but beautiful.

"Are You Experienced?", Are You Experienced? (1967)

White collar conservative flashin' down the street, Pointing that plastic finger at me, Hoping soon my kind will drop and die, But I'm gonna wave my freak flag high.

"If 6 was 9", Axis: Bold as Love (1967)

Castles made of sand, fall in the sea, eventually

"Castles Made Of Sand", Axis: Bold as Love (1967)

I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.

"If 6 was 9", Axis: Bold as Love (1967)

I used to live in a room full of mirrors, All I could see was me. Then I take my spirit and I smash my mirrors, And now the whole world is here for me to see, Now I'm searching for my love to be.

"Room Full Of Mirrors", Rainbow Bridge (1971)

I'm a Voodoo Child, Voodoo Child, Lord knows I am a Voodoo Child

"Voodoo Child (Slight Return)|Voodoo Child (Slight Return)", Electric Ladyland|Electric Ladyland (1968)

I got a bad, bad feeling my baby don't live here no more... But thats alright i still got my guitar.

"Red House", Are You Experienced? (1967)