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Woodstock Festival (1969)

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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
  • Music Box: Don't be late for The Weight's show in D.C.

    Music Box: Don't be late for The Weight's show in D.C.
    If you missed them last night at Rams Head On Stage, head into the nation's capital to witness The Weight, a group of top shelf musicians who are former members of The Band in its later incarnations, including Jim Weider (who took the guitar reins from...

    Free bassist Andy Fraser, 'All Right Now' co-writer, dies

    Andy Fraser, who co-wrote the rousing rock anthem "All Right Now" when he was the teenage bassist for the British rock band Free, has died in California at age 62. Fraser had been living in the Southern California desert community of Temecula, where he...

    Shopping guide

    Shopping guide
    Like what you see? Here's where to find it in stores and in our magazine (in print and online). Letter from the editor (Page 12) Joshua Sanders printed terry-cloth slip-on sneakers, $495 at Mark Cross calfskin Grace Lips box clutch,...

    Former Lovin' Spoonful frontman brings songs to Delray

    Former Lovin' Spoonful frontman brings songs to Delray
    At the Woodstock music festival in 1969, John Sebastian captivated the multitude with his guitar. The songwriter and former frontman of The Lovin' Spoonful will be in Delray Beach Friday to woo an audience at the Crest Theatre. "It's one guy; one...