’69 Woodstock Performers, Where Are They Now Part 2 Of 3 – Jimi Hendrix [VIDEO]
As Richie Havens was the opening act, Jimi Hendrix was the closing act at Woodstock. Interestingly enough a lot of attendees didn’t get to see him perform.
Jimi’s Sunday night show was actually mid morning the following Monday, by that time quite a few thousand people had gone home. Jimi died a year later.
It’s reported that he choked to death from to much wine and sleeping pills.
His band members at Woodstock included Billy Cox (bass) pursued a solo career and found work as a session player.
Juma Sultan (congas) became a session player for a number of jazz artists.
Jerry Velez (percussion) found work as a music director, event producer and did some collaborating with various artists.
Jimi Hendrix experience:
- Larry Lee (vocals/guitar) died in 2007 of stomach cancer.
- Mitch Mitchell(drums) died in 2008 of natural causes.
Click on the buttons at the bottom of each page to advance to the next artist.
Jimi Hendrix live at Woodstock, “Star Spangled Banner”:
Subscribe to 103.7 The Loon on