Jimi Hendrix - Brook Street, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 30.784 W 000° 08.756
30U E 698033 N 5710744
Quick Description: This blue plaque indicates where Jimi Hendrix lived in the late sixties.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/20/2011 4:17:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMD539
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 2

Long Description:
The plaque, over a shop front in Brook Street, reads:
On the edge:
"English Heritage"
In the centre:
"Jimi / Hendrix / 1942 - 1970 / Guitarist and / song writer / lived here / 1968 - 1969".

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Brook Street is a street in the exclusive central London district of Mayfair.

On September 15th 1997 Peter Tonwshend unveiled an English heritage plaque at 23 Brook street to honor the memory of Jimi Hendrix who had lived at the address. In fact Jimi Hendrix had lived at 23 Brook Street for quite a short time during the years 1968-1969. The flat was mainly lived in by his girlfriend Kathy Etchingham and her friend Angie Bourdon. Hendrix only stayed there a few days in February and March 1969, he then returned to America.

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A (rather slow) YouTube clip: (visit link)
Blue Plaque managing agency: English Heritage

Individual Recognized: Jimi Hendrix

Physical Address:
23 Brook Street
London, United Kingdom


Web Address: [Web Link]

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