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

His first band



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In 1965 Jimi formed his first band – Jimmy James and the Blue Flames. The played in a lot of clubs in Greenwich Village, New York and was spotted by ex-Animal bassist Chas Chandler who was so impressed by his playing that he offered to become his manager and persuaded Jimi to accompany him back to the UK.

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