Jimi Hendrix Sites

 

Jimi's boyhood home in Seattle, Washington. Was located at 2010 South Jackson. Was moved in 2005.

Located at a mobile home park in Renton, Washington, USA next to the graveyard he is buried in.

Photo by Gilbert Arias.

Garfield High School. He never graduated.

Located at 4400 Interlake Avenue N.
Seattle, Washington 98103

Leschi Park. Jimi would bring his girlfriend, Betty Jean Morgan here on dates because he was broke.

Located at 201 Lakeside Avenue South
Seattle, Washington

Sick's Stadium in Seattle, Washington. Jimi watched Elvis perform there, from a nearby field on September 1, 1956.

Demolished.

The Apollo Theater. Jimi went to New York city in early 1964 and entered a contest at the Apollo. He won first place and $25.00.

Located at 253 West 125th Street
Harlem, New York.

The Royal Peacock Lounge. Jimi backed up Little Richard here in 1965. Little Richard said he (Little Richard) was the only one who got to wear make-up.

Located at 186 Auburn Avenue
Atlanta, Geargia 30303

Edward Chalpin's studio. Edward signed Jimi to a three year deal. Jimi got 1% of retail selling price.

Located at 1650 Broadway
Manhattan, New York

Manny's Music Store. Jimi used to look in the window, but never wanted to go in because he didn't have any money to buy anything.

Located at 156 west 48th Street
Manhattan, New York

Cafe Wha'. Many big names played here. This may have also been the "Cafe Au GoGo", where Jimi met Chas Chandler of The Animals and Michael Jeffrey, The Animals manager. Jeffrey told Chandler Jimi could be "the black Elvis" after hearing him play. Jeffrey is responsible for getting Jimmy to change his name to "Jimi".

Located at 115 MacDougal Street
Manhattan, New York 10012
On the corner of MacDougal & Minetta

The Gaslight. Jimi Played here in the mid 60's. This is the club Bob Dylan introduced his "Masters of War" song.

Located at 116 MacDougal Street
Manhattan, New York
Between Bleecker and West 3rd.

Photo credit Fred McDarrah

Jimi had a flat in this building.

Located at 59 West 12th Street
Manhattan, New York

Zoot Money's (George Bruno) house. Zoot was in The Big Roll band. This is the first place Jimi went to when he arrived in London in September 1966.

Located at 11 Gunterstone Road
West Kensington, London

The Scotch of St. James. Zoot Money brought Jimi here to play a few songs, his first in London. Jimi met Georgie Fame of "The Blue Flames" here. The Beatles also had a private booth here.

Located at 13 Masons Yard, London

Blaise's, in the basement of the Imperial Hotel. Jimi sat in with the Brian Auger Trinity in the fall of 1966. Johnny Hallyday (the French Elvis) was in the audience and was impressed. Pete Townshend and Jeff Beck saw him play here on another night. This was also a favorite hangout of the Beatles.

Located at WC1B 5BB
Russel Square, London

The Olympia in Paris. One of the stops for The Experience. They began the set with Howlin' Wolf's "Killng Floor", "Wild Thing", and "Hey, Joe" on October 18th, 1966.

Located at 28 Boulevard des Capucines
Paris, France 9e

Photo credit http://iorr.org

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De Lane Lea Studios. Jimi, Noel, and mitch recorded "Hey, Joe" with "Stone Free" on the B side. October 23rd, 1966.

Located at 75 Dean Street
London W1D 3PU

Photo credit Richard Mills Photo

Bag o'Nails. Played a press "Booze up" here on November 25th, 1966. Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend, and the Beatles were also in attendance. It was a 40 minute performance.

Located in London on Kingly Street, near Carnaby.

The Cumberland Hotel at Marble Arch. Jimi stayed in flat here in 1967 and had a suite here in 1970.

Located at Great Cumberland Place
Marble Arch, London, W1A 4RF

Steve Paul's "The Scene". Jimi and his entourage partied here. Located near the Record Plant studio.

Located at 301 West 46th Street
Manhattan, New York

Electric Ladyland Studio. Previously known as "The Generation". Played here with a friend, Woody Lewis.

Located at 52 West 8th
Between MacDougal and 6th Ave.
Manhattan, New york

Kathy Etchington found this flat for Jimi on Brook Street. Famous composer George Friedrich Handel (25)occupied the flat next door to Jimi's in the 18th century.

Located at 23 Brook Street
Mayfair, London, W1K 4HB
Near Claridge's Hotel and the Speakeasy.

Jimi's gravesite memorial. His adopted sister moved his remains from his original gravesite in Seattle.

Located in the Greenwood Cemetery
Renton, Washington.

Jimi's grave marker.
A plaque in Evreux, France commemorating Jimi Hendrix and the Experience's first official show October 13, 1966.

Drawing of Elvis by Jimi Hendrix.

Located in the Cite de la Musique
221 avenue Jean Jaures
Paris, France 75019

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