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This April marks the 26th year of International Guitar Month. Didn’t know? That’s okay. All International Guitar Month really means is that you have a month-long excuse to celebrate – preferably loudly – what the guitar has contributed to music. Slowhand and Hendrix are household names, but less often lauded are the contributions of Robert […]

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It Happened In Music: Jimi Hendrix’s inspiration

Posted on March 1st, 2012 by Sonos Staff in It Happened In Music

Little Richard and Jimi Hendrix

It’s easy to picture our greatest musical minds as utter geniuses, creating their own ideas and styles simply by drawing from some inexplicable inner wellspring. But like the rest of us, even the brightest have to take inspiration from somewhere–or someone else.  On March 1, 1964  Jimi Hendrix began recording and performing with Little Richard, […]

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