1. Could Daft Punk Play Coachella Again? Pharrell Weighs in

    June 14, 2017 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 For the latest edition of Pharrell Williams' OTHERtone podcast on Apple Beats 1 Radio, the musical mind sat down with Coachella creators Paul Tollet and Lou Adler about their baby. They are, as Pharrell says, “furnishing culture.” They spoke ab ...

  2. 5 Ways Monterey Pop Fest Changed the World

    May 26, 2017 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival (June 16-18, 1967). That culture-changing weekend of music in central California might not be as famous as Woodstock, but it's every bit as historically important. In the latest ...

  3. Jimi Hendrix's 'Are You Experienced' Turns 50: How His Electric Church Changed the World

    May 12, 2017 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the religion of music, few albums closely unite the many sects and spin-offs of fandom. Jimi Hendrix ’s Are You Experienced --  released 50 years ago today (on May 12, 1967) -- is one of those albums. It's not just one of the greatest debut ...

  4. Jimi Hendrix's Successor Loses Appeal in Concert Film Dispute

    May 10, 2017 8:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 The dispute centers on a film about Hendrix's 1969 performances at London's Royal Albert Hall A long-gestating Jimi Hendrix concert film could someday see a wide release, after a California appeals court held on Monday that one of the righ ...

  5. Manager Shep Gordon: 'Everybody Beat Up Donald Trump for Saying Exactly What Jay Z's Songs Were Saying'

    January 05, 2017 6:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Shep Gordon is the legendary music manager who has represented the likes of Alice Cooper , Blondie and Pink Floyd . He knows a thing or two about good music, and in a new video shot at Summit at Sea in November, he sits for some shop talk with Th3rd ...

  6. Rare Plant Is Named After Jimi Hendrix

    December 15, 2016 6:31 PM EST 0 0 5 California researchers have named a newly discovered rare plant after Jimi Hendrix . The plant, found in Baja California, Mexico, has been christened Dudleya hendrixii, or "Hendrix's liveforever." Liveforevers are a kind of succulent ...

  7. Revisionist History, Part 2: Jimi Hendrix Beats the Beatles! Year-End Hits of Yesterday, Re-Analyzed

    October 23, 2014 11:07 AM EDT Since 1958, when Billboard's Hot 100 began tracking the hits every week, any song that's earned year-end No. 1 was surely built to last, right? Not necessarily. To test that theory, we’ve done a "do-over" for year-end charts pr ...

  8. Long-Disputed Early Jimi Hendrix Masters to Go to Legacy Recordings

    July 17, 2014 3:30 PM EDT After decades of litigation a deal has finally been struck between Experience Hendrix LLC, the Hendrix family music company which owns and administers the Jimi Hendrix music rights, and Legacy Recordings, the catalog wing of Sony Music Entertainm ...

  9. Hendrix Telegram to McCartney: 'How About Coming in to Play Bass'?

    May 10, 2013 10:27 AM EDT Miles and Jimi. Jimi and Miles. Fans of the late trumpet and guitar masters have long known that Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix had been making plans to record together in the year before Hendrix's sudden death in 1970. But less attention has b ...

  10. Jake Bugg's 'Lightning Bolt' Strikes U.S. Charts (Exclusive Video)

    April 19, 2013 1:03 AM EDT After scoring a No. 1 in his native U.K. with his debut album, the rockabilly/folk singer/songwriter arrives in the U.S. Check out his live performance at Billboard's New York offices. "Before age 12, I had no interest in music," ...

  11. Luke Bryan Debuts At No. 1, Jimi Hendrix at No. 2 On Billboard 200

    March 13, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Country star Luke Bryan logs his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as his new compilation, Spring Break . . . Here to Party , debuts atop the list. It sold 150,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and marks his b ...

  12. Jimi Hendrix Set For Highest-Charting Album on Billboard 200 in 44 Years

    March 08, 2013 9:57 PM EST Rock legend Jimi Hendrix's new archival album, "People, Hell and Angels," is set to debut at No. 2 on next week's Billboard 200 chart, according to industry sources. The album might sell around 70,000 copies by the end of the ...

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