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The Resource Two riders were approaching : the life and death of Jimi Hendrix, Mick Wall

Two riders were approaching : the life and death of Jimi Hendrix, Mick Wall

Label
Two riders were approaching : the life and death of Jimi Hendrix
Title
Two riders were approaching
Title remainder
the life and death of Jimi Hendrix
Statement of responsibility
Mick Wall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jimmy was a down-at-heel guitarist in New York, relying on his latest lovers to support him while he tried to emulate his hero, Bob Dylan. A black guy playing white rock music, he wanted to be all things to all people. But when Jimmy arrived in England and became Jimi, the cream of swinging London fell under his spell. It wasn't that Jimi could play with his teeth, play with his guitar behind his back. It was that he could really play. Journeying through the purple haze of idealism and paranoia of the sixties, Jimi Hendrix was the man who made Eric Clapton consider quitting, to whom Bob Dylan deferred on his own song 'All Along the Watchtower', who forced Miles Davis to reconsider his buttoned-down ways - and whose 'Star Spangled Banner' defined Woodstock. This book is a fittingly psychedelic and kaleidoscopic exploration of the life and death of Jimi Hendrix - and a journey into the dark heart of the sixties
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wall, Mick
Dewey number
  • 782.4'2166'092
  • 782.4'2166'092
  • 782.42166092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hendrix, Jimi
  • African American rock musicians
  • Rock musicians
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Biography
Label
Two riders were approaching : the life and death of Jimi Hendrix, Mick Wall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781409160311
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
v, 310 pages
Isbn
9781409160311
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Two riders were approaching : the life and death of Jimi Hendrix, Mick Wall
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2019
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781409160311
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
v, 310 pages
Isbn
9781409160311
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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