Today in History: Jimmi Hendrix Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Jimi Hendrix

On this day in 1991, Rock legend Jimi Hendrix was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

James Marshall Hendrix, born Johnny Allen Hendrix was an American musician, singer and songwriter.

Despite a limited mainstream exposure of four years, he is widely considered to have been the greatest electric guitarist in the history of popular music, and one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

Following success in Europe with his band the Jimi Hendrix Experience, he achieved fame in the United States after his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival.

Hendrix was a pioneer in experimentation with stereophonic phasing effects in rock music recordings.

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