Tue, 27 Nov 2012 07:15:00 GMT | By Sarah Hecks
Remembering Jimi Hendrix

His first guitar



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Jimi’s mother died when he was 15, around the same time that he started to take a serious interest in playing the guitar. He was given his first electric guitar at 12 – the instrument that would shape his life for the next 16 years.

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