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  • Wild Thing

  • The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix
  • By: Philip Norman
  • Narrated by: Ako Mitchell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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By: Philip Norman
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Publisher's summary

A shattering new biography of rock music’s most outrageous - and tragic - genius....

Over 50 years after his death, Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle, plucking at a broken ukulele and in fear of a father who would hit him for playing left-handed. Bringing Jimi’s story to vivid life against the backdrop of mid-century rock, and with a wealth of new information, acclaimed music biographer Philip Norman delivers a captivating and definitive portrait of a musical legend.

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