Month: January 2016

Jimi Hendrix – Early Days

This tale of one of rock’n’roll’s greatest icons began in America back in 1958, when a left-handed, fifteen-year-old, acoustic-guitar-wielding, Jimmy Hendrix joined his first real group, the Velvetones. By the end of the decade he had become the proud owner of his first electric guitar and had moved on to join the Rocking Kings. Hendrix’s…


Soundtrack to 1966

The tracks featured in this soundtrack to 1966 are all referred to in Rock’n’Roll Unravelled. 1966 was a pivotal year in rock’n’roll history, the bridge between beat groups and the more sophisticated music that was just around the corner. It was an interesting time… Dylan’s notorious electric tour reached the UK, where his famous bootleg…