I really enjoyed this book; it's like a throwback in time and it's a great trip. I liked the build up of the story, from NYC to London to Monterey. Excellent.
Just a couple of things that I would have liked, which would make this really a 5+ Star, was just a little more about Jimi's days in Greenwich Village, hustling for gigs, before flying to England; just for a little more context and understanding of what it was like as a working musician struggling to make it, in those days.
I was expecting more details and perspectives on Jimi's performance at Monterrey: like what other musicians, industry people and critics said. It would be great to know what the Jimi Hendrix Experience did after the concert. And how did Jimi's management move to capitalise on the band's breakthrough ? These details would have given the story fullness. Just my ideas about 'book-ending' the story.
Maybe in a revised edition, we'll get the extra details, but as it is, it's still a book, you can't stop reading...Fantastic!
One last thing, the author writes that Jimi refers to Mitch, as "Bob Dylan's grandmother" during the intro to "Like a Rolling Stone" ; I always thought that Jimi made that comment about Noel...
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