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"Jimi Hendrix" is a documentary film from 1973 that highlights the career and performances of musician Jimi Hendrix, who passed away in 1970. The soundtrack for the film includes a listing of 12 songs used in the documentary - some by Hendrix and some by other famous musicians such as Bob Dylan, B.B. King, and Chuck Berry. It also includes recorded audio of interviews with Hendrix and those who knew him personally.
Considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Jimi Hendrix was a revolutionary musician during a revolutionary time - the 1960s. His style consisted of psychedelic rock and blues and he is well-known for his work in the band "The Jimi Hendrix Experience," which put out the classic songs "Purple Haze" and "All Along the Watchtower" among others. Hendrix is also well-known for being one of the headliners at the popular Woodstock Festival in 1969.