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Jimi Hendrix – Star Spangled Banner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBI-ArPNnaE&feature=related According to what I know, one cannot play Star Spangled Banner in public without¬†authorization. Therefore, for Jimi Hendrix to play this song during the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969, it was very¬†controversial.In addition, this was a period when a … Continue reading

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“Machine Guns” Jimi Hendrix

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZANxW4iFnk “Machine Gun” was first performed by popular psychedelic artist Jimi Hendrix in 1969. Though this lengthy instrumental jam session equals to roughly 10 minutes, the sparse sung lyrics of Hendrix voices his opinion on the Vietnam war. For example … Continue reading

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