I don’t pretend to be the world’s greatest Jimi Hendrix fan. I know that thousands of devotees of the world’s greatest rock guitarist are more hip than I am to the extensive body of music he left behind and the rare and not-so-rare archival footage of him during his 1967-1970 heyday.
But I can claim this: I saw Jimi perform, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas in August of 1968. And I genuinely love his music and his talent. So that’s where I’m coming from in writing this review of Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’. (more…)