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Op-Ed: Digital Journal's Top 10 rock music interviews of 2015

This year, Digital Journal spoke to a number of established stars - and some future names to watch out for - in the world of rock. Here is a look back at a few of them.

Experience the genius of Jimi Hendrix on Rdio

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.

Jimi Hendrix, posthumously, wins UK copyright court battle

After a lengthy legal battle over the unauthorized release of a live 1969 Stockholm, Sweden performance by Jimi, an English court affirmed that Experience Hendrix, the late guitar icon's estate, holds the true copyright to Hendrix's music.

Soulful trailer released for ‘Jimi: All is by My Side’ (video)

‘Jimi: All is by My Side,’ the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring OutKast’s André Benjamin, has a release date and a newly launched trailer.

Interview with Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason Special

The celebrated musician and former member of one the most popular bands of the 1960s speaks to Digital Journal about his new album and tour.

Review: Adam Lambert puts on awesome performance at Win Star World Casino

Thackerville - Grammy-nominated singer Adam Lambert performed at Oklahoma's Win Star World Casino on December 31, for a sold-out crowd, to celebrate the New Year.

Jimi Hendrix's London flat to be turned into a permanent museum

London - Jimi Hendrix's former London flat is to be turned into a permanent museum following a £1.2m ($2m) grant to recreate the former flat on London's Brook Street.

What would 12 dead rock stars look like today?

Photo manipulation of such music movers and shakers as Elvis Presley and John Lennon reveal startling images of how they would appear if they were still alive.

Janie Hendrix on her brother's legacy: His music transcends time Special

In a very busy month for Jimi Hendrix fans, the legendary musician's sister spoke to Digital Journal about what makes Jimi's tunes have such lasting power. She also reveals what he was truly like away from the stage and spotlights.

Ritchie Havens has left the building

Los Angeles - His galvanizing energetic performance at Woodstock inducted a new generation of love into the heartfelt universe of folk and soul music, cosmic troubadour Ritchie Havens has succumbed to a heart attack at 72 and the planet mourns.

Hendrix's Somewhere #1 with a bullet on Billboard singles chart

Los Angeles - It may seem ironic to some that Jimi Hendrix is still killing the charts but after one listens to his latest single Somewhere from the album People, Hell and Angels it is evident that his melodic genius is truly immortal.

Troggs frontman Reg Presley dies aged 71

Andover - Frontman of sixties band The Troggs, Reg Presley, has died aged 71. Reg was the writer of 'Love Is All Around', one of the biggest selling singles of all time.

Study: Solo rock stars die sooner than rockers in bands

London - An academic study published Thursday affirms that music celebrities are more likely than the rest of the population to die young. Furthermore, it finds that solo rock stars are twice as likely to die young as musicians in bands.

Rock guitar great Jimi Hendrix would've been 70 on Nov. 27, 2012

Jimi Hendrix was simply the man when it came to rock guitar, the best. In fact last year at this time Rolling Stone magazine named him rock's all-time greatest guitarist. Had he lived, Hendrix would be turning 70 next Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Update on the future of Outkast

Many Hip-Hop fans have been wondering if an Outkast reunion could possibly be in the works. In recent years Andre 3000 has been more focused on his acting career, but has still been featured in various songs. Big Boi has an album due out in December.

Seattle planning Jimi Hendrix park

Seattle - Legendary rocker Jimi Hendrix will be commemorated next year in Seattle when a park will be opened and named in his honor. Organizers hope to have the park open in time to mark what would have been the rock star's 70th birthday.

Jimi Hendrix exhibit will show at London's Handel House Museum

London - As part of London's commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the great guitarist's death, London's Handel House Museum will curate an exhibition called Hendrix In Britain.

Jimi Hendrix, dead 40 years, releases new album

Jimi Hendrix's music legacy continues as a new Hendrix album is about to be released nearly 40 years after the musicians death in September 1970.

New book claims Jimi Hendrix murdered by manager

The book, ‘Rock Roadie’, was written by an ex-Hendrix roadie, James Wright. He claims in the book that Hendrix’s Manager at the time of his death, Michael Jeffrey, killed him in order to cash in on an insurance policy taken out by Hendrix.

Jimi Hendrix 'Experience' Drummer, Mitch Mitchell, Dead at 61

Mitch Mitchell, last surviving member of the Experience,was found dead in his Portland, Oregon hotel room Wed.He was 61. Half of a powerful rhythm section,he provided grounding for Hendrix's guitar.Mitchell's jazz style aided Hendrix in pushing himself.

Mitch Mitchell, Drummer For Jimi Hendrix, Dead At Age 61

Mitch Mitchell has been found dead at the age of 61 in his hotel room early Wednesday. The drummer for Jimi Hendrix Experience was the last surviving member of the group.

Alleged Jimi Hendrix sex tape to be released

An adult entertainment company from Los Angeles claims it has sex tapes of the music legend Jimi Hendrix that was made 40 years ago.

Marvin Gaye manuscripts on sale

Marvin had some really good "Soul Hits" but I think I'd rather try for the Jimi Hendrix Guitar...
 

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Jimi Hendrix live at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967
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Jimi Hendrix in his classic performance captured on the just released 'Woodstock: 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Revisited'
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André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in ‘Jimi: All is by My Side’
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Janie Hendrix, the sister of musician Jimi Hendrix
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23 Brook Street, London. Former flat of rock legend Jimi Hendrix
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