Janie Hendrix

  1. Estates of Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Jim Morrison Considering Hologram Shows

    June 13, 2012 8:44 AM EDT The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With estates of deceased musical acts exploring the revenue possibilities of virtual live performances, the visual effects ...

  2. Jimi Hendrix's Andre 3000 Biopic a Go, Without Estate's O.K.

    May 10, 2012 8:41 PM EDT It's official: John Ridley will direct a bio-film about the late Jimi Hendrix, who'll be played on screen by the musician Andre Benjamin, better known as OutKast's Andre 3000. Ridley also has written the original screenplay for the ...

  3. Update: Hendrix 'Rock Band' Coming In 2010?

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Update: MTV got back to Billboard.biz with an official statement: “While we have not made any official announcements regarding Jimi Hendrix and Rock Band, we are excited to say that we are in discussions to bring his music to our platform. Stay tu ...

  4. Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland hotel room, according to representatives for the Hendrix estate. He was 62. After completing the Experience Hendrix tour in Portland with one- ...

  5. Hendrix Family Sues Over Vodka Marketing

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jimi Hendrix's family filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday (March 6) over the use of the guitar legend's name to market a brand of vodka. The family claims in the lawsuit that companies owned by Seattle businessman Craig Dieffenbach used trad ...

  6. Hendrix Heirs After Purple Haze Again

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following its victory over Purple Haze Records earlier this year, Seattle-based Experience Hendrix filed a second suit Sept. 12 to stop the marketing and sales of all unauthorized Jimi Hendrix recordi NEW YORK -- Following its victory over Purple ...

  7. Hendrix Heirs After Purple Haze Again

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Second suit filed to stop addt'l distribution. Following its victory over Purple Haze Records earlier this year, Seattle-based Experience Hendrix filed a second suit today (Sept. 12) to stop the marketing and sales of all unauthorized Jimi He ...

  8. Kin of Jimi Hendrix Resume Court Battle

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Relatives of late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix returned to court yesterday (June 28) to begin another legal fight over which family members should receive money from the musician's posthumous releases, Relatives of late guitar legend Jimi Hendr ...