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article imageExperience the genius of Jimi Hendrix on Rdio

By Earl Dittman     Sep 26, 2014 in Music
To commemorate the nationwide opening of the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre "3000" Benjamin, Rdio, the free internet radio service has programmed the 'Jimi: All Is By My Side Station' for your listening pleasure....excuse me while I kiss the sky.
Head over to Rdio today to load up on great moments from Jimi Hendrix and the many artists he has influenced in honor of today's opening of the motion picture Jimi: All Is By My Side, which stars Andre “3000” Benjamin and is directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley. Rdio has always focused on giving listeners the ultimate music experience, and recently, they unveiled a whole new Rdio that is now leading with a free, best-in-class internet radio service. Rdio’s free stations feature wide variety, including artist- and genre-based stations, human-curated stations programmed to fit any mood or activity, personalized stations tuned to each individual listener, and stations based on tastemakers. Enjoy a mix of all things inspired by the guitar god and play Rdio’s specially crafted Jimi: All Is By My Side Station. Have fun, kiss the sky, and unleash your best air guitar as you enjoy the legacy of Jimi Hendrix as it is revealed in movie theaters across the U.S. with Jimi: All Is By My Side.
Follow Jimi: All Is By My Side on Rdio to hear dozens of hours of curated playlists including:
The Blues Heritage of Jimi Hendrix compares his blues-drenched work to that of some of his early favorites, including Muddy Waters, Duke Ellington, Albert King and Elmore James.
Songs That Jimi Hendrix Covered reveals even more of his influences as he took on songs by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry and Big Mama Thornton and gave them a unique spin.
Jimi Hendrix Songs Covered By Others refracts the Hendrix experience through the imaginations of legends in their own right such as Deep Purple, Eric Clapton, Rickie Lee Jones, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Hendrix Admirers, Contemporaries, and More explores the work of artists who Hendrix influenced during and after his life, like Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr., Living Colour and Janelle Monae. The playlist was curated by Earl Douglas, the executive director of Black Rock Coalition.
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