What Keith Richards' Girlfriend Did For Jimi Hendrix Changed His Life

What Keith Richards’ Girlfriend Did For Jimi Hendrix Changed His Life

By Brock Swinson | Monday Monday Staff -    2018-05-09    4 min read

The great Jimi Hendrix is known for his astonishing guitar skills, stage presence, and always shocking allure. Whether this included playing the guitar with his teeth, behind his back, or lighting it on fire, he always managed to shock and awe. But despite being so successful, he always had trouble around him.

Mr. Jimi Hendrix | Photo Credit YouTube

“[Jimi Hendrix] was born into a torn-apart family, struggled his way into fame, and when he got there, he was scammed by his manager,” said the narrator from Lie Likes Music. The thief took all of his money. If that’s enough, he was also a famous African American while segregation and racism were present in daily life.

But it’s the story of Jimi Hendrix that pushes his legend forward to new listeners and new generations of fans.

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Brock Swinson

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Brock Swinson is a contributor at MMN, Airows, and Creative Screenwriting Magazine. He is also the author of 'How Hollywood Screenwriters Annihilate Writer's Block,' which includes advice from Aaron Sorkin, William Monahan, and Cary Fukunaga. Get it for free or listen to interviews at the "Creative Principles with Brock Swinson" podcast on the website above.

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