Welcome to my Music Diary – today for the 1st October!
On the 1st October 1970 Jimi Hendrix was buried at The Greenwood Cemetery (Dunlop Baptist Church) in Seattle. Many people showed up and paid last respects to Hendrix. The whole family and close friends arrived in twenty-four limousines and more than two hundred people attended the funeral. Among the many mouners were Jimi’s band mates Mitch Mitchell, Noel Redding and other musicians (Miles Davis, Eric Burdon, John Hammond and Johnny Winter).
James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix died from barbiturate-related asphyxia on the 18th September 1970 at the age of only 27.
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