Jimi Plays Monterey / Shake! Otis at Monterey

Another one of my Criterion Collections’ 50% off purchases was “Jimi Plays Monterey / Shake! Otis at Monterey” which documents each artists’ performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. This is directed by D.A. Pennebaker – for the most part, straight concert footage is used, a credit to Pennebaker’s taste. One point where this…

Top 20 Guitar Solos – #18: Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix

This video pisses me off with it’s pot-induced leanings, but it’s the best live version I could find. This is from Hendrix’s 1968 Royal Albert Hall concert. Here’s a link to a nice Wikipedia article on Jimi. Since that video is so poor, I can’t help but to also post Stevie Ray Vaughan doing an…