Jimi Hendrix Poster

Release Date: 1973

R|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Made shortly after his death, this documentary explores the brief life and remarkable legacy of guitarist Jimi Hendrix. After finding fame in the U.K., Hendrix brought his act to the U.S., where his influential playing style left a blazing imprint on a whole generation of musicians. Employing interviews with family and contemporaries, such as Eric Clapton, as well as scorching live performances from Woodstock and Isle of Wight, the film paints an indelible portrait of a rock 'n' roll legend.

Cast: Arthur Allen, Albert Allen, Stella Benabon, Eric Barrett, Paul Caruso, Eric Clapton, Billy Cox, Frankie Crocker

Director: Joe Boyd, John Head, Gary Weis

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Death, Engaging, Rise, Fall, 1960s, Fascinating, 1970s