Thursday, November 13, 2008

The Last Experience

The last remaining original member of the Jimi Hendrix Experience has passed away. Drummer Mitch Mitchell, 62, was found dead in his hotel room in Portland, Oregon. Early reports say that he died of natural causes. This marks the end to one of the most amazing trios to ever perform. While Jimi Hendrix's guitar style pushed the envelope, Mitch Mitchell's drumming is what gave the songs their energy. Bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell were considered one of the premiere rhythm sections in the sixties. He recently performed on the Experience Hendrix tour, which ended 5 days before his death. He will be deeply missed throughout the music industry.

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