The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Purple Haze (Music Video) "She could remember her dad putting on records- Jimi Hendrix, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull-when his friends came over and stayed late into the night" Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell ***(LOVE THIS SONG!!!)**
Some of the best musicians in history only lived for a few short decades. This list ranks those musicians whose lives were taken before they turned 40, whether intentionally or accidentally, including everyone from Bob Marley to Mozart.
Jimi Hendrix performing in London, Feb. 24, 1969. Died Sept. 18, 1970, age 27. In four years, he went from obscurity to being a legend, so pictures of him are from the hippie era: fringed jackets, velvet suits, ruffled shirts, bell bottoms, bright colours, etc. More info at https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimi_Hendrix.