Jimi Hendrix Timeline

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Jimi Hendrix is Born on November 27, 1942

11/27/1942

Al and Lucille Hendrix Got Divorced in 1950

6/15/1950

Lucille Hendrix died in February 1958

2/15/1958

Al’s best friend moved into the Hendrix household in June 1958.

6/15/1958

Jimi serves the Army from 1960-1962

1/1/1960 - 3/1/1962

Purple Haze entered the U.K. charts, reached #3 in 6 days for 37 weeks

3/17/1968 - 12/1/68

Hendrix died on September 18, 1970 because of a drug overdose and other causes

9/18/1970

Musical Career

Al got Jimi his first acoustic guitar as a “ Welcome Home” gift

4/1/1962

Jimi learned to play guitar in Nashville, Tennessee in the summer of 1962

6/1/1962

Jimi Gets a Group of Friends to Form the Experience, 1966

7/2/1966

Jimi Hendrix won Artist of the Year award in the year 1968

6/15/1968

In 1969, Hendrix played 67 total concerts including the Woodstock County Fair

8/15/1969

Jimi Hendrix was elected into the Music Hall of Fame in 1992

6/15/1992