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The latest song-place added is Rainy Day, Dream Away - Jimi Hendrix | Place: Hallandale Beach, FloridaThere are good guitarists. There are great guitarists. Then there is Jimi Hendrix. The man was so talented that when David Fricke of Rolling Stone compiled his list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, he decided that “Jimi Hendrix was Number One in every way; the other 99 were all Number Two.”

The man’s records are loved and respected, but it was in concert that he truly became something extraordinary. Otherwise-rational people recall his concerts as something bordering... [read more]

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The latest comment is posted by Vincent from Maine about Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) - The Doors | Place: AlabamaI saw Doors perform live in 68 and forgot about it for 3 something years!!