JIMI HENDRIX… Speaks

Jimi Hendrix Speaks!
Maybe His Last Audio Interview

Fascinating 30 minute interview with Jimi Hendrix, conducted September 11, 1970, a week before his death. What’s great about this tape, besides actually sounding good, is hearing Hendrix discuss his past and his future – coherently – with an interviewer who’s got some decent questions and who is actually listening to Hendrix’s responses. Jimi talks about his guitar god status, his plans for future bands, the departure of bassist Billy Cox, Black Panther pressure, Pink Floyd and the state of his own personal music vision. We’ve got more Hendrix in the archives.


Jimi Hendrix Interview – September 11, 1970 (31:17)

6 Comments

  • 1
    Krishna M. Sadasivam
    April 30, 2008 - 21:56 | Permalink

    Very insightful interview. Jimi's sounding optimistic and very grounded. Thanks for sharing this interview online.

  • 2
    Curty Ray
    June 20, 2008 - 11:41 | Permalink

    I just found your site and have added it to my blog roll. Welcome.
    Wow! What insight he had regarding audio/visual and the future of music. It is too bad that the "next thing" was disco. Thank you for sharing this.

  • 3
    philip
    May 20, 2009 - 15:21 | Permalink

    Great post (even if i am nearly a year out of sync)…i enjoy listening to theses sort of things on the Tube to work – impossible to listen to music properly.

  • 4
    annmargretfan
    June 26, 2009 - 14:15 | Permalink

    His interviews are always interesting. Thanks

  • 5
    Anonymous
    November 24, 2009 - 08:56 | Permalink

    Wow,nice interview and songs especially the acostic Angel.Jimi is always intersting to listen to in an interview.
    I saw Jimi live in Miami on July 5,1970.Two an a half months later he as gone forever.
    I wish his would have been a life long lived.I still can't get over Third stone from the sun,Are you experienced,Voodoo child(slight return)ect.Jimi was just visiting us from another planet??? They wanted him back???
    I have just finished the book on Jimi,"Room full of mirrors",excellent read.
    Keep ROCKING Everyone
    TIM

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    Capt. Willard
    January 21, 2010 - 13:57 | Permalink

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