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Jimi Hendrix killed by manager – report

jimihendrix“Jimi Hendrix was murdered by his manager as part of an insurance scam, according to the rock legend’s former roadie.

“Hendrix was 27 when he choked to death on his own vomit in a London hotel, but the exact circumstances of the tragedy have always been somewhat of a mystery.

“But now roadie James ‘Tappy’ Wright has come forward alleging Hendrix’s manager Michael Jeffery admitted to killing the rocker after he learned he was about to be fired by the star.”

Read the report here.

RIP: Mitch Mitchell

Mitch Mitchell, the British drummer in the seminal 1960s band the Jimi Hendrix Experience, has been found dead in his US hotel room, authorities say.

Mitchell, 61, was found dead in the Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon, in the early hours of Wednesday. BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Hendrix’s drummer Mitchell dies.

Unreleased Jimi Hendrix material for online release

Unreleased Jimi Hendrix material the guitar legend wrote and recorded with twin brothers Arthur and Albert Allen — a.k.a. the Ghetto Fighters — may finally be released through software/multimedia company we-R-you, reports Rolling Stone.

This material has been in the vault for almost 40 years.

The previously unreleased material was produced by Jimi Hendrix, Arthur Allen and Albert Allen aka TaharQa Aleem and Tunde Ra Aleem, the 3 principals of Jimi Hendrix and the Ghetto Fighters.
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