Which Jimi Hendrix Musician Are You?

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  • 1. 

    Who was Jimi Hendrix's drummer?

    • A.

      Steve Jordan

    • B.

      Tyler Estes

    • C.

      Max Weinberg

    • D.

      Mitch Mitchell

    Correct Answer
    D. Mitch Mitchell
    Explanation
    Mitch Mitchell was the drummer for Jimi Hendrix. He was a key member of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the band that accompanied Hendrix during his career. Mitchell's distinctive drumming style and innovative techniques contributed to the unique sound of Hendrix's music. He played on iconic songs such as "Purple Haze" and "Foxy Lady," showcasing his talent and musicality. Mitchell's drumming skills and collaboration with Hendrix made him an integral part of the band's success and a renowned drummer in the history of rock music.

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  • 2. 

    Who is credited with discovering Jimi Hendrix?

    • A.

      The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

    • B.

      The Animals' Chazz Chandler

    • C.

      Dave Clark Five's Dave Clark

    • D.

      Cream's Eric Clapton

    Correct Answer
    B. The Animals' Chazz Chandler
    Explanation
    Chazz Chandler is credited with discovering Jimi Hendrix.

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  • 3. 

    Who was Jimi Hendrix's electronic "guru"?

    • A.

      Roy Rabbit

    • B.

      Roger Mayer

    • C.

      Goldwin Mayer

    • D.

      Bugsy Malone

    Correct Answer
    B. Roger Mayer
    Explanation
    Roger Mayer was Jimi Hendrix's electronic "guru". He was a British audio engineer and inventor who worked closely with Hendrix to develop and modify his guitar effects pedals and other electronic equipment. Mayer's innovative designs and expertise greatly contributed to Hendrix's distinctive sound and helped shape the evolution of electric guitar effects.

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  • 4. 

    Where was Jimi Hendrix born?

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Seattle

    • C.

      Vancouver

    • D.

      Portland

    Correct Answer
    B. Seattle
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle.

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  • 5. 

    Which R&B act did Jimi Hendrix once play with?

    • A.

      Sam And Dave

    • B.

      Aretha Franklin

    • C.

      The Isley Brothers

    • D.

      Jackie Wilson

    Correct Answer
    C. The Isley Brothers
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix once played with The Isley Brothers. The Isley Brothers were an influential R&B act known for their soulful music and harmonies. Hendrix played as a session guitarist for the group in the early 1960s before launching his own successful career as a rock guitarist. This collaboration allowed Hendrix to showcase his skills and gain experience in the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    What was the name Jimi Hendrix played under at the Cafe Wha in NYC early in his career?

    • A.

      Jimmy James And The Blue Flames

    • B.

      James Henderson

    • C.

      Wailin' Jimi

    • D.

      Jesse James Hendrix

    Correct Answer
    A. Jimmy James And The Blue Flames
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix played under the name "Jimmy James And The Blue Flames" at the Cafe Wha in NYC early in his career. This was one of his early stage names before he became widely known as Jimi Hendrix.

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  • 7. 

    Whose music did Jimi Hendrix introduce to Eric Clapton?

    • A.

      Howlin' Wolf

    • B.

      Albert King

    • C.

      Albert Collins

    • D.

      Robert Johnson

    Correct Answer
    B. Albert King
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix introduced Albert King's music to Eric Clapton. This suggests that Jimi Hendrix played a role in exposing Eric Clapton to the music of Albert King, potentially influencing Clapton's musical style and taste.

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  • 8. 

    Who wrote "All Along The Watchtower", one of Jimi Hendrix's big hits?

    • A.

      His Drummer, Buddy Miles

    • B.

      John Lennon

    • C.

      His Father

    • D.

      Bob Dylan

    Correct Answer
    D. Bob Dylan
    Explanation
    Bob Dylan wrote "All Along The Watchtower", which became one of Jimi Hendrix's big hits. Although Hendrix's rendition of the song is more well-known, it was originally written and recorded by Dylan. Dylan's original version was released in 1967, and Hendrix covered it a year later, creating a more electric and iconic version that has since become synonymous with the song.

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  • 9. 

    What popular guitarist has been compared to Jimi Hendrix many times?

    • A.

      Eric Clapton

    • B.

      Stevie Ray Vaughn

    • C.

      Jon Bon Jovi

    • D.

      Jimmy Page

    Correct Answer
    B. Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Explanation
    Stevie Ray Vaughn is a popular guitarist who has been compared to Jimi Hendrix many times. He is known for his bluesy style and virtuosic guitar playing, which has drawn comparisons to Hendrix's innovative and influential guitar work. Vaughn's playing often incorporates elements of Hendrix's techniques and sound, making him a natural choice for comparison. His talent and skill on the guitar have earned him a reputation as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, much like Jimi Hendrix.

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  • 10. 

    On what date in 1970 did Jimi Hendrix die?

    • A.

      42231

    • B.

      42265

    • C.

      42156

    • D.

      42189

    Correct Answer
    B. 42265
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix died on September 18, 1970. The number 42265 represents the Julian date for September 18, 1970. The Julian date system is a continuous count of days since January 1, 4713 BCE, and it is often used in astronomy and scientific research. Therefore, 42265 is the correct answer representing the date of Jimi Hendrix's death.

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  • 11. 

    What song by Cream did Jimi Hendrix often play live?

    • A.

      Sunshine Of Your Love

    • B.

      N.S.U.

    • C.

      I Feel Free

    • D.

      Badge

    Correct Answer
    A. Sunshine Of Your Love
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix often played "Sunshine Of Your Love" by Cream live.

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  • 12. 

    What kind of guitar did Jimi Hendrix play with?

    • A.

      Gibson Explorer

    • B.

      Peavey

    • C.

      Fender Stratocaster

    • D.

      Vintage

    Correct Answer
    C. Fender Stratocaster
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix played with a Fender Stratocaster. This guitar became iconic due to Hendrix's innovative and influential playing style. The Fender Stratocaster is known for its distinctive sound and versatile tone, making it a popular choice among many guitarists. Hendrix's use of the Stratocaster, along with his unique techniques and effects, helped define the sound of rock music in the 1960s and beyond.

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  • 13. 

    What city would one find Jimi Hendrix's purple house?

    • A.

      Portland, Maine

    • B.

      Palatine, Illinois

    • C.

      Seattle, Washington

    • D.

      Los Altos, California

    Correct Answer
    C. Seattle, Washington
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix's purple house can be found in Seattle, Washington.

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  • 14. 

    Which rock pioneer did Jimi Hendrix tour with before he was discovered?

    • A.

      Chuck Berry

    • B.

      Bill Haley And The Comets

    • C.

      Little Richard

    • D.

      Bo Diddley

    Correct Answer
    C. Little Richard
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix toured with Little Richard before he was discovered. Little Richard was a rock pioneer and a highly influential figure in the early development of rock and roll music. He was known for his energetic performances and flamboyant style, and his music had a significant impact on Hendrix's own musical style and stage presence. Hendrix played guitar in Little Richard's band, The Upsetters, for a brief period in the early 1960s, which helped him gain valuable experience and exposure before launching his own successful career.

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  • 15. 

    What was Jimi Hendrix's middle name?

    • A.

      Marshall

    • B.

      Dale

    • C.

      Clifton

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Marshall
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix's middle name was Marshall. This information is widely known and documented. It is a common fact among fans and followers of Jimi Hendrix's life and career. The middle name Marshall is often associated with him and is frequently mentioned in various biographies and articles about him.

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  • 16. 

    How much was Jimi Hendrix' Fender Stratocaster guitar sold for at Sotheby's, on April 25,1990?

    • A.

      338580

    • B.

      28935

    • C.

      14000

    • D.

      1000000

    Correct Answer
    A. 338580
  • 17. 

    Jimi Hendrix recorded the live LP, "Band of Gypsies", at which historic venue?

    • A.

      Madison Square Garden

    • B.

      Fillmore East

    • C.

      Cbgbs

    • D.

      Hollywood Bowl

    Correct Answer
    B. Fillmore East
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix recorded the live LP, "Band of Gypsies," at the historic venue Fillmore East. This venue, located in New York City, was renowned for hosting iconic performances by various artists during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Jimi Hendrix's performance at Fillmore East resulted in the release of the critically acclaimed album, showcasing his exceptional guitar skills and innovative musical style.

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  • 18. 

    Jimi Hendrix played his last concert here..?

    • A.

      Isle Of Wight Festival

    • B.

      Madison Square Garden

    • C.

      Woodstock

    • D.

      Fillmore East

    Correct Answer
    A. Isle Of Wight Festival
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix played his last concert at the Isle of Wight Festival. This festival took place in 1970 and featured a lineup of iconic musicians. Hendrix's performance at this festival is particularly significant because it was one of his final live shows before his untimely death. The Isle of Wight Festival holds a special place in music history, and Hendrix's last concert there adds to its legacy.

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  • 19. 

    Jimi Hendrix's recording career lasted only 3 years, how many LP's were released during that time?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix's recording career lasted only 3 years, and during that time, four LPs were released.

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  • 20. 

    Which Beatles' tune did Jimi Hendrix cover at his final Isle of White gig?

    • A.

      Yellow Submarine

    • B.

      Penny Lane

    • C.

      A Little Help From My Friends

    • D.

      Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club

    Correct Answer
    D. Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix covered "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club" at his final Isle of White gig.

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  • 21. 

    What was the name of Jimi Hendrix's girlfriend at the time he died?

    • A.

      Monika Danneman

    • B.

      Fayne

    • C.

      Kathy Etchingham

    • D.

      Linda Keith

    Correct Answer
    A. Monika Danneman
    Explanation
    Monika Danneman was Jimi Hendrix's girlfriend at the time of his death. She was a German figure skater and artist who had a romantic relationship with Hendrix during the last months of his life. Danneman was with Hendrix on the night of his death and found him unconscious in her London apartment. She called for an ambulance, but unfortunately, Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

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  • 22. 

    What famous sports car did Jimi Hendrix wreck twice while supposedly high?

    • A.

      Lamborghini Miura

    • B.

      Ferrari Daytona

    • C.

      Porsche 911

    • D.

      Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

    Correct Answer
    D. Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix famously wrecked a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray twice while allegedly being under the influence. This suggests that Hendrix had a penchant for fast cars and may have engaged in reckless behavior while high. The Corvette Stingray is a well-known and iconic sports car, making it a fitting choice for someone like Hendrix, who was known for his extravagant lifestyle.

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  • 23. 

    How was Noel Redding chosen to play with The Jimi Hendrix Experience?

    • A.

      He Played Bass With The Animals

    • B.

      Jimi Liked His Hair Style

    • C.

      Noel And Mitch Mitchell Were A Package Deal

    • D.

      Jimi And Noel Were Friends In America

    Correct Answer
    B. Jimi Liked His Hair Style
    Explanation
    Noel Redding was chosen to play with The Jimi Hendrix Experience because Jimi liked his hair style. This suggests that Jimi Hendrix valued Redding's appearance and personal style, which likely contributed to the overall image and aesthetic of the band.

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  • 24. 

    Which of these films has a soundtrack composed entirely of Jimi Hendrix songs?

    • A.

      Rainbow Bridge

    • B.

      The Dependent Masses

    • C.

      Stoned Moment

    • D.

      Are You Experienced?

    Correct Answer
    A. Rainbow Bridge
    Explanation
    Rainbow Bridge is the correct answer because it is the only film listed that has a soundtrack composed entirely of Jimi Hendrix songs. The other films listed do not have this distinction.

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  • 25. 

    What guitar did Jimi Hendrix occasionally use besides his Fender Stratocaster?

    • A.

      Gibson ES-335

    • B.

      Fender Duo-Sonic

    • C.

      Fender Telecaster

    • D.

      Gibson Flying V

    Correct Answer
    D. Gibson Flying V
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix occasionally used a Gibson Flying V guitar besides his Fender Stratocaster. The Gibson Flying V is a popular electric guitar known for its distinctive V-shaped body design. It was favored by Hendrix for its unique sound and aesthetic appeal, making it a notable addition to his guitar collection.

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  • 26. 

    What was Jimi Hendrix's first single?

    • A.

      Manic Depression

    • B.

      Fire

    • C.

      Hey Joe

    • D.

      Purple Haze

    Correct Answer
    C. Hey Joe
    Explanation
    Jimi Hendrix's first single was "Hey Joe." This song was released in 1966 and became a hit for Hendrix. It is a cover of a 1962 song by The Leaves, but Hendrix's version is the most well-known and influential. "Hey Joe" showcases Hendrix's guitar skills and unique style, and it helped establish him as a prominent figure in the rock music scene.

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  • 27. 

    On the Jimi Hendrix tribute album, "Stone Free", who covers the classic, "Purple Haze"?

    • A.

      The Pretenders

    • B.

      Eric Clapton

    • C.

      Ice-T And Bodycount

    • D.

      The Cure

    Correct Answer
    D. The Cure
    Explanation
    The Cure covers the classic song "Purple Haze" on the Jimi Hendrix tribute album, "Stone Free".

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