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Jimi Hendrix

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Jimi Hendrix
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Character Information
Gender:
Male ♂
Status:
Deceased
Hair: Black
Occupation: Musician
First Appearance: "Homer the Heretic"


Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist and singer/songwriter. He performed at Woodstock.

History[edit]

Homer once had a dream where he was talking with God in Heaven and they passed by Hendrix and Benjamin Franklin, who were playing air hockey. Franklin won the game.[1]

When Homer was at Animal Hospital he asked the veterinarian if he had any messages for Jimi Hendrix. The vet did: He wanted Hendrix to pick up his puppy.[2]

Jack Crowley's painting of Hendrix.
When Jimi Hendrix performed his electric-guitar solo of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock, among the people in attendance were Abraham Simpson, Mona Simpson, young Homer, and Mona's hippie friends Seth and Munchie. Abe booed Hendrix, hollering "Bring on Sha-Na-Na!" Homer, however, thoroughly enjoyed Hendrix's performance. While Hendrix played, Homer danced naked in the mud, doing an air guitar jam and singing along with Hendrix's guitar licks. This didn't sit well with Abe, as he announced that he was going to give Homer a spanking and take him to an enlistment tent to sign him up for Vietnam. Years later, when Abe told Homer about their being at Woodstock, Homer decided to give the hippie lifestyle a try, inspired in part by Hendrix's performance.[3]

While Jack Crowley was incarcerated at Waterville Prison, he painted a picture of Jimi Hendrix playing a flaming guitar. Homer and Marge admired the painting while Homer was being treated in the prison's infirmary for a back injury he sustained during the prison rodeo. Crowley said that since the prison wouldn't give the inmates art supplies, he did the painting with pudding.[4]

Non-canon[edit]

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His album The Feedback Sessions was given to Otto by Mr. Burns[5]

Trivia[edit]

  • Hendrix appears in "Ned's List of Laudable Lefties".[6]

Behind the Laughter[edit]

  • Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970) is widely considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in musical history. His solo of "The Star-Spangled Banner" is one of his most famous performances, as well as one of the most notable performances at the Woodstock Festival.
  • Hendrix was right-handed, but playing guitar left-handed was an integral part of his style.[7]

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