Hendrix: A life story retold with panache

{ "b" : "Room Full Of Mirrors," , "cite" : "by Charles R Cross, Sceptre, €17."}

20th August, 2005

{ "b" : "Room Full Of Mirrors," , "cite" : "by Charles R Cross, Sceptre, €17."}

At a party in 1967 Paul McCartney saluted Jimi Hendrix's brilliant cover version of Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with a joint and the words: “That was fucking great, man.”

Millions would soon share McCartney's opinion of Hendrix's music: he was the coming man, soon to be the most famous guitarist in the world.

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