Jimi Hendrix & Billy Cox
Photo of Jimi Hendrix on guitar and Billy Cox on bass. The two met during their time in the Army. Hendrix, born Johnny Allen Hendrix and then James Marshall, was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle Washington. He died on September 18, 1970 in London. Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the army May 31, 1961,. He completed basic training at Ford Ord in California. He then was assigned to the 101st airborn division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. While at the base recreation center he met fellow soldier and…
Beauty of The Black Beauty - The "Alnico" Custom thread
This week, I celebrate 10 years on the Vintage section of the LPF. :) Mostly, I lurked, as I was playing vintage Fenders, but eventually I managed to get my very own 50s LP. :jim So here is a tribute to my favourite Les Paul model. Often forgotten, misunderstood but mysterious, the Alnico Customs from the 50s haunted me for years. Only last year did I finally manage to get a 1956 and the honey moon is still going strong. So let's have a thread that celebrates these unique…
Former Supreme Florence Ballard with her mother in Detroit during 1975. A new biography has been published on her life.
Florence Ballard photographed in 1975 with her mother in Detroit.
20 Reasons Why Earth, Wind & Fire Sets The Musical Standard
20 Earth, Wind & Fire classics, including "After the Love Has Gone," "Shining Star," "That's The Way of the World," and "Got To Get You Into My Life".