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On this day 18/09/1970

On this day 18/09/1970: Jimi Hendrix died. He was 27 years old and passed away in his girlfriend, Monika Dannemann's apartment in Notting Hill, London. Hendrix aspirated his own vomit and died of asphyxia while intoxicated with barbiturates. Jimi Hendrix made a large lasting impression on music and culture in general. He is considered one of, if not the most influential electric guitarists of all time and has inspired countless musicians.

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