Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix

Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix

by Philip Norman

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Overview

Hailed for its astounding portrait of Jimi Hendrix, Philip Norman’s Wild Thing has become the definitive biography of rock’s most outrageous—and tragic—genius.

Today, Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle, plucking at a broken ukulele. Bringing Hendrix’s story to vivid life against the backdrop of midcentury rock, and interweaving new interviews with friends, lovers, bandmates, and his family, Wild Thing vividly reconstructs Hendrix’s remarkable career, from playing segregated clubs on the Chitlin’ Circuit to achieving stardom in Swinging London.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781324091073
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 12/14/2021
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 88,166
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Philip Norman is the best-selling biographer of Eric Clapton, Buddy Holly, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Elton John, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, and Jimi Hendrix. A novelist and a playwright, he lives in London.

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