Short Musical Terms With Jimi Hendrix

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following groups was Jimi Hendrix a member of before the Experience was formed?

    • A.

      Catfish Bluesmen

    • B.

      The Blue Notes

    • C.

      The Blue Flames

    • D.

      Blue Cheer

    Correct Answer
    C. The Blue Flames
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix was a member of The Blue Flames before the Experience was formed.

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  • 2. 

    Which branch of the armed forces was Jimi Hendrix a member of?

    • A.

      Army

    • B.

      Marines

    • C.

      Air Force

    • D.

      Navy

    Correct Answer
    A. Army
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix was a member of the Army.

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  • 3. 

    What was the last album Jimi Hendrix released with the Experience?

    • A.

      Are You Experienced?

    • B.

      Electric Ladyland

    • C.

      Axis/Bold As Love

    • D.

      Band Of Gypsys

    Correct Answer
    B. Electric Ladyland
    Explanation
    Electric Ladyland is the correct answer because it was the last studio album released by Jimi Hendrix with the Experience. It was released in 1968 and is considered one of Hendrix's greatest works. The album features a diverse range of musical styles and showcases Hendrix's innovative guitar playing and songwriting abilities. Electric Ladyland includes iconic songs such as "All Along the Watchtower" and "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)."

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  • 4. 

    Who sings backup vocals on Jimi Hendrix's "Freedom" LP?

    • A.

      Aretha Franklin

    • B.

      The Ghetto Fighters

    • C.

      The Temptations

    • D.

      Noel Redding

    Correct Answer
    B. The Ghetto Fighters
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Ghetto Fighters. The Ghetto Fighters were a group of musicians who provided backup vocals on Jimi Hendrix's "Freedom" LP. They were known for their soulful harmonies and their contribution added depth and richness to the overall sound of the album.

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  • 5. 

    Who played bass on Jimi Hendrix's "All Along the Watchtower"?

    • A.

      Waylon Jennings

    • B.

      Dave Mason

    • C.

      Jimi Hendrix

    • D.

      Van Halen

    Correct Answer
    C. Jimi Hendrix
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix played bass on his own song "All Along the Watchtower." He was not only a talented guitarist but also a skilled bass player. Hendrix's bass playing on this track showcases his versatility and musicianship, adding depth and groove to the overall sound of the song.

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  • 6. 

    What guitar was used on the studio version of Jimi Hendrix' "Red House"?

    • A.

      Flying V

    • B.

      Stratocaster

    • C.

      Hofner

    • D.

      Les Paul

    Correct Answer
    B. Stratocaster
    Explanation
    The Stratocaster is the correct answer because it is the most commonly known and widely used guitar by Jimi Hendrix. He is famously associated with the Stratocaster and used it extensively throughout his career. It is known for its distinct sound and versatility, making it a popular choice among many guitarists.

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  • 7. 

    The main riff from which Jimi Hendrix song appears in musician Junior Brown's "Sugarfoot Rag"?

    • A.

      Little Wing

    • B.

      Ezy Rider

    • C.

      Third Stone From The Sun

    • D.

      Manic Depression

    Correct Answer
    D. Manic Depression
    Explanation
    The main riff from the Jimi Hendrix song "Manic Depression" appears in musician Junior Brown's "Sugarfoot Rag".

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  • 8. 

    Jimi once played with which famous singer at The Scene nightclub?

    • A.

      Jim Morrison

    • B.

      John Lennon

    • C.

      Country Joe Mcdonald

    • D.

      Janis Joplin

    Correct Answer
    A. Jim Morrison
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix once played with Jim Morrison at The Scene nightclub.

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  • 9. 

    In what month did Jimi Hendrix die?

    • A.

      September

    • B.

      October

    • C.

      August

    • D.

      May

    Correct Answer
    A. September
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix died in September. This information is widely known and documented. Jimi Hendrix was an iconic musician and guitarist who passed away on September 18, 1970. His death was a significant loss to the music industry and his fans worldwide.

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  • 10. 

    What was on the cover of the British release of Jimi Hendrix's "Electric Ladyland"?

    • A.

      Magic Eye Of Jimi Hendrix

    • B.

      A Flame Consumed Strat

    • C.

      A Picture Of Pete Townshend

    • D.

      Nude Women

    Correct Answer
    D. Nude Women
    Explanation
    The cover of the British release of Jimi Hendrix's "Electric Ladyland" featured an image of nude women. This provocative and controversial artwork was created by artist Karl Ferris and caused significant backlash upon its release. The cover was eventually replaced with a more conservative design for the American release.

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  • 11. 

    What is Jimi Hendrix's birth name?

    • A.

      James Bennett Hendrix

    • B.

      Johnny Allen Hendrix

    • C.

      James Marshall Hendrix

    • D.

      Henry James Hendrix

    Correct Answer
    B. Johnny Allen Hendrix
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix's birth name was Johnny Allen Hendrix. This is the correct answer because it accurately identifies his original name before he changed it to James Marshall Hendrix.

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  • 12. 

    What was Jimi Hendrix's only top 40 song?

    • A.

      Purple Haze

    • B.

      Hey Joe

    • C.

      All Along The Watchtower

    • D.

      Voodoo Child

    Correct Answer
    C. All Along The Watchtower
    Explanation
    "All Along The Watchtower" was Jimi Hendrix's only top 40 song because it reached number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1968. While Hendrix had other popular songs, including "Purple Haze," "Hey Joe," and "Voodoo Child," they did not achieve the same level of commercial success as "All Along The Watchtower." This song, a cover of Bob Dylan's original, became one of Hendrix's most recognizable and influential tracks, solidifying his place in music history.

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  • 13. 

    Jimi Hendrix used what brand of wah-wah pedal?

    • A.

      Vox

    • B.

      Morley

    • C.

      Marshall

    • D.

      Jim Dunlop

    Correct Answer
    A. Vox
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix is known for his iconic use of the wah-wah pedal in his guitar playing. Among the given options, Vox is the most fitting brand associated with Hendrix. Vox wah-wah pedals were popular during the 1960s and were used extensively by Hendrix in his performances. The Vox wah-wah pedal became synonymous with his distinctive sound, making it the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these songs were not sung by Jimi Hendrix?

    • A.

      Little Miss Strange

    • B.

      Castles Made Of Sand

    • C.

      Wait Until Tomorrow

    • D.

      Angel

    Correct Answer
    A. Little Miss Strange
    Explanation
    "Little Miss Strange" was not sung by Jimi Hendrix. The other three songs, "Castles Made Of Sand," "Wait Until Tomorrow," and "Angel," were all sung by Jimi Hendrix.

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  • 15. 

    With whom did Jimi Hendrix live when he first went to London?

    • A.

      Noel Redding

    • B.

      Mike Jeffrey

    • C.

      Mitch Mitchell

    • D.

      Chas Chandler

    Correct Answer
    D. Chas Chandler
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix lived with Chas Chandler when he first went to London. Chas Chandler was the bassist for the British rock band The Animals and also became Hendrix's manager. Chandler played a crucial role in launching Hendrix's career and helping him establish himself in the London music scene.

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  • 16. 

    At what club in New York City did Chas Chandler discover Jimi Hendrix?

    • A.

      The Scene

    • B.

      Knitting Factory

    • C.

      CBGB's

    • D.

      Cafe Wha?

    Correct Answer
    D. Cafe Wha?
    Explanation
    Chas Chandler discovered Jimi Hendrix at Cafe Wha? in New York City.

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  • 17. 

    Who was the chief engineer on all of the Jimi Hendrix Experience studio albums?

    • A.

      Eddie Kramer

    • B.

      Chas Chandler

    • C.

      Alan Douglas

    • D.

      George Martin

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Kramer
    Explanation
    Eddie Kramer was the chief engineer on all of the Jimi Hendrix Experience studio albums. He played a crucial role in shaping the sound and production of Hendrix's music, working closely with him to achieve the desired sonic landscape. Kramer's expertise and technical skills contributed to the innovative and groundbreaking nature of Hendrix's recordings, making him an integral part of the band's success.

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  • 18. 

    At what concert did Jimi Hendrix walk off of in the middle of the set?

    • A.

      Live At Berkeley

    • B.

      Woodstock

    • C.

      Live At Winterland

    • D.

      Peace Fest At Madison Square Garden

    Correct Answer
    D. Peace Fest At Madison Square Garden
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix walked off the stage in the middle of the set at the Peace Fest At Madison Square Garden concert.

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  • 19. 

    Where did Jimi Hendrix go to high school?

    • A.

      Garfield, Seattle

    • B.

      Performing Arts, New York

    • C.

      Trenton, New Jersey

    • D.

      Franklin, Seattle

    Correct Answer
    A. Garfield, Seattle
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix went to high school at Garfield in Seattle.

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  • 20. 

    What was the name of Noel Redding's band after he left The Experience?

    • A.

      Blind Faith

    • B.

      Jimi Who?

    • C.

      Fat Mattress

    • D.

      Blue Octopus

    Correct Answer
    C. Fat Mattress
    Explanation
    Noel Redding's band after he left The Experience was called Fat Mattress.

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  • 21. 

    What is the name of the first song on Jimi Hendrix's classic LP, "Are You Experienced"?

    • A.

      Purple Haze

    • B.

      Are You Experienced

    • C.

      Red House

    • D.

      Fire

    Correct Answer
    A. Purple Haze
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Purple Haze." This song is the opening track on Jimi Hendrix's classic LP, "Are You Experienced." "Purple Haze" is one of Hendrix's most well-known and iconic songs, characterized by its psychedelic rock sound and Hendrix's virtuosic guitar playing. It was released as a single in 1967 and has since become a staple in rock music history.

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  • 22. 

    Which Jimi Hendrix song uses colors to describe emotions?

    • A.

      Bold As Love

    • B.

      Little Wing

    • C.

      Angel

    • D.

      Castles Made Of Sand

    Correct Answer
    A. Bold As Love
    Explanation
    Bold As Love is the correct answer because in this song, Jimi Hendrix uses colors to describe different emotions. The lyrics mention colors like red, yellow, and purple to represent various feelings and moods. This use of colors adds depth and symbolism to the song, allowing listeners to connect with the emotions being conveyed.

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  • 23. 

    Name the members of the Band of Gypsies?

    • A.

      Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles, Billy Cox

    • B.

      Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Jimi, Noel Redding

    • C.

      Jimi, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell

    • D.

      Chas Chandler, Jimi, Billy Cox

    Correct Answer
    A. Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles, Billy Cox
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Miles, and Billy Cox were the members of the Band of Gypsies.

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  • 24. 

    Which military division did Jimi Hendrix belong to?

    • A.

      101st Airborne

    • B.

      Hendrix Refused Military Induction

    • C.

      82nd Airborne

    • D.

      1st Cavalry

    Correct Answer
    A. 101st Airborne
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix belonged to the 101st Airborne division.

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  • 25. 

    What did the girls who made a plaster mold of Jimi Hendrix's penis call themselves?

    • A.

      Penis De Milo's

    • B.

      Love Slaves

    • C.

      Mold Makers

    • D.

      Plaster Casters

    Correct Answer
    D. Plaster Casters
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Plaster Casters." The term "Plaster Casters" refers to a group of girls who gained notoriety in the 1960s for making plaster molds of rock musicians' genitalia. They were known for creating a mold of Jimi Hendrix's penis, among others. This answer accurately reflects the group's name and their activity.

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  • 26. 

    Who was the first band member to leave the Jimi Hendrix Experience?

    • A.

      Jimi

    • B.

      Mitch Mitchell

    • C.

      Billy Cox

    • D.

      Noel Redding

    Correct Answer
    D. Noel Redding
    Explanation
    Noel Redding was the first band member to leave the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

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  • 27. 

    What was Jimi's nickname in the military?

    • A.

      Marbles

    • B.

      Fruit

    • C.

      Master

    • D.

      Jacks

    Correct Answer
    A. Marbles
    Explanation
    Jimi's nickname in the military was "Marbles."

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  • 28. 

    In Jimi Hendrix's song "Hey Joe", who was Joe planning to shoot?

    • A.

      His Best Friend

    • B.

      His Father

    • C.

      His Brother

    • D.

      His Old Lady

    Correct Answer
    D. His Old Lady
    Explanation
    In Jimi Hendrix's song "Hey Joe," the protagonist Joe was planning to shoot his old lady. This phrase is a slang term used to refer to one's girlfriend or wife. The song tells the story of a man who is contemplating taking the life of his unfaithful partner. The lyrics depict a troubled relationship and the protagonist's desire for revenge.

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  • 29. 

    What was Jimi Hendrix 's first concert in the U.S. after his stay in Europe?

    • A.

      Madison Square Garden

    • B.

      Monterey Pop Festival

    • C.

      Fillmore East

    • D.

      Seattle, WA

    Correct Answer
    B. Monterey Pop Festival
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix's first concert in the U.S. after his stay in Europe was the Monterey Pop Festival. The Monterey Pop Festival was a music festival held in California in 1967 and is considered to be one of the first major rock festivals. Hendrix's performance at the festival, where he famously set his guitar on fire, helped establish him as a legendary guitarist and catapulted him to fame in the U.S.

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  • 30. 

    What song did Hendrix close with in his groundbreaking, guitar burning performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in "67?

    • A.

      Foxy Lady

    • B.

      Purple Haze

    • C.

      Wild Thing

    • D.

      Magic Carpet Ride

    Correct Answer
    C. Wild Thing
    Explanation
    Hendrix closed his groundbreaking performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in '67 with the song "Wild Thing". This choice is significant because it became an iconic moment in rock history. During the performance, Hendrix set his guitar on fire, creating a spectacle that captivated the audience and solidified his reputation as a guitar virtuoso. The combination of his electrifying guitar skills and the dramatic act of burning his instrument made "Wild Thing" the perfect choice to conclude his unforgettable performance.

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