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The Hendrix magic, still powerful posthumously

By April 16, 2013

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Lately I've been pondering classic rock artists who have catalogs of original music released after they died, especially those whose posthumous catalogs are substantial.

You can understand an example like Frank Zappa, who was an incredibly prolific songwriter with his own recording studio and a career that lasted 27 years.

But how can an artist like Jimi Hendrix, who released just three studio albums during a recording career that lasted only four years have amassed enough material for nine more original albums after he died? READ MORE

Album cover image courtesy Experience Hendrix/Legacy Recordings

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