Jimi Hendrix died on this day in 1970 at the age of 27. I’ve featured his music here on several occasions, so I’ll try to pick some different videos. Here’s the Experience performing their first single hit, an early cover of “Hey Joe,” in 1967.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.