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Jimi Hendrix Experience

Jimi Hendrix Experience Music Button Museum
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The button is in reference to the debut album "Are You Experienced" from the band The Jimi Hendrix Experience. The band consisted of Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, and Noel Redding. Jimi Hendrix's electric guitar playing skills is unparalleled, the combination of his guitar and song writing skills gave the psychedelic and hard rock music a new sound. The musical style is a blend of rhythm and blues, rock, and electric blues. "Are You Experienced" reached number five on the Billboard 200 in 1976 and was also widely popular in the United Kingdom.

The four song released from the album "Purple Haze," "Foxy Lady," "Hey Joe," and The Wind Cries Mary" were placed on Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Song of All times. The album is ranked number 15 on 500 Greatest Albums of All Times; it is also included in the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry for social and cultural significance. Jimi Hendrix pioneered the used of the electric guitar with controlled  sounds with smooth transition, he is considered the greatest guitarist of all times.


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