Jimi himself is in reason to want to see this film.
It's a documentary that was made soon after his death, But the direction i think stay on key with what jimi's life had to say.
Every little fact and story they to say to me reflected greatly in how he played music. I was very entertained.
It's a little movie that you won't see unless you look for it, but if you like his music there's no doubt you will enjoy it to a very deep level. You get to understand how his life shaped him and his music.
not to forget that Every live show featured on here is amazing.
i would give it a 8, mostly for the fact of the things they didn't cover like the music that has yet to be released from him, but considering how soon after his death this was made they may not have know about it yet.
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But if Hendrix the musician shines through, this is not the most insightful profile of Hendrix the man. The circumstances surrounding his death, for example, are hardly touched upon (girlfriend at the time Monika Dannemann gets only a few seconds of screen time). Interview footage with Hendrix himself plus some occasionally rambling and incoherent comments from such intimates as his father, army buddies, ex-girlfriends (including Linda Keith, who "discovered" him in New York and brought him to England), and fellow musicians all take second place to the music itself. The most sensible quote comes from Little Richard, who proves once and for all that ...