Jimi Hendrix, Seattle And Race In Post-War American Culture

May 30, 2014

The Jimi Hendrix statue across the street from Seattle Central Community College on Capitol Hill.
The Jimi Hendrix statue across the street from Seattle Central Community College on Capitol Hill.
Credit Flickr Photo/Charlie Brooks (CC-BY-NC-ND)

David Hyde speaks with cultural historian, musician and writer Peter Bacon Hales about Jimi Hendrix's cover of Bob Dylan's "All Along The Watchtower," which is the subject of a chapter in his new book, "Outside The Gates Of Eden: The Dream Of America From Hiroshima To Now."