“Jimi Hendrix will not invite or incite the audience at the Royal Albert Hall to remove their clothing”: A newly unearthed archive of Hendrix material offers revealing insights into the guitar hero’s mailbag – plus a host of unheard tapes

Jimi Hendrix
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A previously untouched archive of tapes, demos and documents relating to the late electric guitar legend Jimi Hendrix has reportedly been unearthed.

According to Mojo, the “treasure trove” of material heralds from the personal collection of Hendrix’s late co-manager, Mike Jeffery, who had filled his London office with recordings, papers and memorabilia pertaining to Hendrix.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.