The City of London is all set to honor Jimi Hendrix with an additional Blue Plaque.
The plaque will be situated at the Hard Rock Lodge in Marble Arch and will be unveiled on June 10 along with the ‘Experience Hendrix L.L.C’ party.
The site marks Hendrix’s last London home, which was then known as the Cumberland Lodge. Hendrix also wrote the lyrics to “Look More than Yonder” and “Suddenly November Morning” on the hotel’s stationary.
As element of the celebrations, there will be a screening of the Grammy-nominated documentary Audio, Cash, Madness… Jimi Hendrix In Maui as very well as a issue-and-remedy session with Jimi’s sister Janie Hendrix, his producer and engineer Eddie Kramer, and the film’s director John McDermott.
The to start with Blue Plaque honoring the visionary musician was unveiled in 1997 at his 1968-69 Mayfair home.
In a statement, Janie Hendrix mentioned: “I’m so happy of my brother Jimi and his staying honored yet again in London. His mission was to spread love across the environment through his tunes, and we go on to see that appear to fruition all these years later.
“Eddie, John and I all look forward to interacting with folks on June 10, whose life were touched by Jimi in London — a town that was so important to him and his occupation.”
In other Jimi Hendrix news, Joni Mitchell declared very last yr that she would be releasing the recordings of two sets at a Canadian coffee store that were being recorded by Jimi Hendrix.
The singer’s performances at Ottawa’s Le Hibou Coffee Household ended up captured by Hendrix in March 1968 for the duration of a two 7 days residency by Mitchell ahead of the launch of her debut album, Track To A Seagull.
The recording functions on Mitchell’s collection Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 2: The Reprise A long time (1968-1971), which was released late very last 12 months.