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September 1966: Swinging London

Jas Obrecht

in Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

On September 24, 1966, Jimi Hendrix arrives in London, immediately begins a romantic relationship with Kathy Etchingham, experiences racism due to the color of his skin and gender-bending clothing, ... More


Case Study: Jimi Hendrix

Gary Peters

in Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226452623
eISBN:
9780226452760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452760.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This case study continues the discussion of Jimi Hendrix. Once again, it is not the familiar image of Hendrix as the flamboyant and excessive guitar hero that is the focus, but rather the essential ... More


Climate

Victor Svorinich

in Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Bitches Brew was not created in a void. This chapter illustrates how Davis coincided with the emerging status of African-Americans in late-60s America. The innovations of artists such as Jimi ... More


Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Jas Obrecht

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

A compelling portrait of rock's greatest guitarist at the moment of his ascendance, Stone Free is the first book to focus exclusively on the happiest and most productive period of Jimi Hendrix's ... More


Memoir: The Woburn Pop Festival, 1968

Gary Peters

in Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226452623
eISBN:
9780226452760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452760.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This memoir once again recalls a vanishing moment of improvisation. Recounting the (apparently forgotten) solo improvisation by Jimi Hendrix prior to the late arrival of his two band members, a ... More


Santana and the Metaphysics of Tone: Feedback Loops, Volume Knobs, and the Quest for Transcendence

Melinda Latour

in The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199985227
eISBN:
9780190908027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199985227.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

Throughout his career, Carlos Santana has used music to express his idiosyncratic spiritual beliefs. Pursuing the guidance of guru Sri Chinmoy in the 1970s and subsequently seeking his own spiritual ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, ... More


The Birth of Progressive Rock

Edward Macan

in Rocking the Classics: English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098884
eISBN:
9780199853236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098884.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

The counterculture consisted largely of young, middle-class white people who had consciously rejected the lifestyle of their parents in favor of more experimental paths. Hippies were notorious for ... More


The Invention of Vintage Clothing

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts the process of upgrading certain older apparel, a transnational process led by the wealthy and famous, including rich collegians, titled nobility, and rock stars like Jimi ... More


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