When Eric Clapton Met Jimi Hendrix

19 Aug

Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton

For all you classic rock fans, this is a gem of a story recounted about when Eric Clapton, at the height of his Cream fame, met a young noboby name Jimi Hendrix.


Posted by on August 19, 2013 in Uncategorized


2 responses to “When Eric Clapton Met Jimi Hendrix

  1. southerntongue

    August 20, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Everything Rock knows about the guitar after 1970 came from his psychedelic twisting of what the instrument could do. I paid homage to Hendrix with a portrait called Purple Haze for Rock Star Martyr. You can see it at and tell me how the voodoo child’s music found you…

  2. Miljen Aljinovic

    August 21, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    I once did a project on hendrix in college, and read in a biography this great account by ginger baker about being at an early hendrix show at the bag of bricks in london and going into the bathroom, where he ran into brian jones from the rolling stones, who said to him, “have you been up to the front? it’s all wet up there.”
    “All wet?”
    “Yeah… from all the guitar players crying…”


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