Evening Standard, Hulton Archive LONDON (AP) - Miles and Jimi. Jimi and Miles.…
- Posted on Sep 17th 2010 10:30AM by Pat Pemberton
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Jimi Hendrix and bass player Billy Cox arrive at the Open Air Love & Peace Festival, in Fehmarn, Germany -- which wasn't exactly loving or peaceful. Prior to Hendrix's arrival, German biker gangs fought in the audience. Meanwhile, delays caused by torrential rains frustrated concertgoers, who booed Hendrix as he appeared onstage. After this, his final headlining show, Hendrix would perform just once more -- joining Eric Burdon and War at a London jazz club. Two days after that, on Sept. 18, the 27-year-old Hendrix was dead, having choked on his own vomit..