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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Quotes

Quotes by and about Jimi Hendrix

(Continued from his main entry on the site.)

Hendrix: "I find it really hard to decide."

Hendrix: "[I lose excitement when] I [am] thinking too fast."

Hendrix: "I don't care what I do as long as I turn people on."

Hendrix: "I don't really live on compliments. ... I know a whole lot of musicians, artists out there who hear the compliments and thinks, 'Wow, I must have been really great,' and so they get fat and satisfied and they get lost and forget about their actual talent."

Freddy Mercury: "He's my idol. ... There's nobody who can take his place."

Mick Jagger: "I loved Jimi Hendrix from the beginning. The moment I saw him, I thought he was fantastic. I was an instant convert. Mr. Jimi Hendrix is the best thing I've ever seen. It was exciting, sexy, interesting."

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: "[Hendrix is] arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music."

Brian May: "I really thought I was pretty good before I saw Hendrix, and then I thought: 'Yeah, not so good.'"