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    Jimi Hendrix Hand-Written Poem. In 1967, the Jimi Hendrix Experience received their first opportunity to break into the American scene when Paul McCartney agreed to promote the Monterey Pop Festival on the condition that the Experience be included in festival. This proved to be a great opportunity for Hendrix, not only because of the large audience that was present at the event, but also because most of the performances were filmed by D. A. Pennebaker and later shown in movie theaters throughout the country as the rockumentary "Monterey Pop," which immortalized the iconic image of Hendrix burning and smashing of his guitar. Featured here is a two-page handwritten poem by Hendrix and his then-girlfriend Kathy Etchingham, written shortly after the festival. It reads in part: "Yes, but you...yourself, have your words, your free thought, your safety valves and other buttons to not even have your own flesh know the feel of sand and how sand itself gets abused." The pages are matted and framed along with a classic 8" x 10" b&w photo of Hendrix kneeling over a flaming guitar, to an overall size of 22.25" x 30.25". An awesome, unique piece. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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