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Jimi Hendrix-“Little Wing”

Hendrix’s contribution to music is immeasurable. It is impossible to box him into a corner as there were so many dimensions to his songs. “Little Wing” is my favorite song of his, well, at least one of them. There is a certain transcendental nature to this song, and I always feel at peace when I hear it. Maybe I feel such an affection for Hendrix because he, like me, was part Cherokee, but I know that it really boils down to his incredible music. He was gone far too soon.

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6 responses

  1. This certainly is a great piece.

    October 4, 2012 at 7:13 am

  2. yup 🙂

    October 4, 2012 at 7:07 pm

  3. Yup Derek – I truly enjoy your blog and have nominated it for an award! Please see the details at http://tinylessonsblog.com/2012/10/07/appreciation-in-multitude/. Take care Tiny

    October 7, 2012 at 2:13 pm

  4. This too is my favorite Hendrix song. He manages his sound to to be so smooth yet sharp at the same time. And it balances so nicely with his sweet, raspy, dream-like voice. Good choice!

    October 27, 2012 at 7:53 am

  5. yeah and the effect of phase shifting on the guitar and voice really brings out the tone of both instruments

    October 27, 2012 at 7:54 am

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