On this day in 1942, Jimi Hendrix was born. Yeah, that’s right, Jimi would be 71 today had he lived on. I guess the only appropriate song to mark his birth is his own: “Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” performed in Stockholm in 1969.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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