James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix, November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970 A famous American guitarist, singer, and composer known as the greatest electric guitar in rock music history By. Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix was born as Johnny Allen Hendrix and his parents were Al Hendrix and Lucille Jeter.
In 1966, Jimmy founded the band. In the summer of 1967, he successfully conducted a European tour. With Paul McCartney's recommendation, he attended the Montreal Music Festival. His success made him one of the world's top stars.