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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

Premiering Nov. 5, Hear My Train A Comin' unveils previously unseen performance footage and home movies taken by Jimi Hendrix and drummer Mitch Mitchell while sourcing an extensive archive of photographs, drawings, family letters and more to provide new insight into the musician's personality and genius.

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A pioneering electric guitarist, Hendrix (Nov. 27, 1942 — Sept. 18, 1970) had only four years of mainstream exposure and recognition, but his influential music and riveting stage presence left an enduring legacy. Hear My Train A Comin' traces the guitarist's remarkable journey from his hardscrabble beginnings in Seattle, through his stint as a US Army paratrooper, unknown sideman to R&B stars such as Little Richard, Joey Dee and the Isley Brothers, and his discovery and ultimate international stardom.

The film also details the meteoric rise of the Experience, the creation of Hendrix's groundbreaking music, and concludes with poignant footage from his final performance in Germany in September 1970, just 12 days before his death at age 27.

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