A New Book is Set to Celebrate Jim Hendrix’s 80th Birthday

Hedrix’ sister Janie and Experience Hendrix L.L.C. are behind the project

As Best Classic Bands site reports, Jimi Hendrix will be celebrated on his 80th birthday later this year with a book, Jimi, described as a “comprehensive visual celebration” from his sister, Janie Hendrix, and John McDermott of Experience Hendrix L.L.C. The book, arriving on Nov. 15, 2022 (Nov. 24 in the U.K.), is described in the announcement as the “ultimate tribute to the greatest guitar player in rock and roll history.”

According to the official announcement, Jimi significantly expands on the authors’ previously published titles, including An Illustrated Experience, and features a new introduction by Janie Hendrix, extensive biographical texts, and a trove of lesser-known and never-before-published photographs, personal memorabilia, lyrics, and more. Additionally, Jimi includes quotations by legendary musicians such as Paul McCartney, Ron Wood, Jeff Beck, Lenny Kravitz, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, and others who have spoken about Hendrix’s lasting influence.

Janie Hendrix is the president and CEO of Seattle-based Experience Hendrix L.L.C. and Authentic Hendrix L.L.C., the family companies of Jimi Hendrix, which were founded by James “Al” Hendrix in 1995, as a means of keeping Hendrix’s legacy alive.

McDermott is a director, writer, and producer who has long been associated with the legacy of Jimi Hendrix.

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