Music History Fact Of The Week: Jimi Hendrix Winning At The Apollo

Elsie Law LogoIn his autobiography, Nile Rodgers says the following about Jimi Hendrix entering the amateur night competition at New York’s famed Apollo Theater: “Even Jimi Hendrix had won the fabled amateur night contest, and delighted its intolerant crowd, with his acrobatic guitar-playing virtuosity in 1964.”

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