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Paul McCartney paid musical tribute to rock and roll legend Jimi Hendrix at the Isle of Wight festival. The Beatles icon performed a set of Hendrix's hits, to mark the 40th anniversary of the rocker's legendary performance at the festival, which was his last major event before he died. Tens of thousands of fans went crazy as the 67-year-old took to the stage, reported Daily Mail online.
On June 15th "Bleeding Heart" will be released as a 7" vinyl single in North America. The single is from Valleys of Neptune, which was released earlier this year. The b-side will feature "Jam 292" from the Dagger Record's release, Hear My Music.
Say the name Jimi Hendrix and you think: Rock star. Woodstock. Crazy costumes. Greatest electric guitar player ever.
But his sister Janie and the National Museum of the American Indian want you to know that part of his great style came from his Native American ancestry. Now 49 and head of Jimi Hendrix's Seattle-based estate, she brought one of the musician's custom-made coats and two replica guitars to the museum Wednesday for an upcoming exhibit, "Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians in Popular Culture," which opens in July.