Jimi Hendrix http://kuow.org en Best Of The Conversation: Early Seattle Music, Hendrix, And Heart http://kuow.org/post/best-conversation-early-seattle-music-hendrix-and-heart <p>This hour on <em>The Conversation</em> we’re taking a long, strange trip through Seattle’s musical history. We’ll start before rock 'n roll was invented; when Seattle had a vibrant, professional music scene, thanks in part to powerful unions. We’ll learn about <a href="http://www.jimihendrix.com/us/home">Jimi Hendrix’s</a> early days when he got by as a backup guitarist for the likes of Little Richard. Also, author Charles R. Cross tells us how Ann and Nancy Wilson from the Seattle band, <a href="http://www.heart-music.com/">Heart</a>, went from middle-class Bellevue teenagers to international stars. Mon, 27 May 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Andy Hurst 13713 at http://kuow.org Best Of The Conversation: Early Seattle Music, Hendrix, And Heart How London Redefined Jimi Hendrix http://kuow.org/post/how-london-redefined-jimi-hendrix <p></p><p>Jimi Hendrix may be one of Seattle’s most famous musical sons, but the legendary guitarist really made his name after he left home. A new show at the Experience Music Project, “Hear My Train A Comin': Hendrix Hits London,” argues that while Jimi Hendrix had a solid musical career in the United States, it wasn’t until he arrived in London in 1966 that he became the rock icon we remember.</p><p> Sun, 09 Dec 2012 16:51:43 +0000 Marcie Sillman 4690 at http://kuow.org How London Redefined Jimi Hendrix