Did You Know Jimi Hendrix Was In Seventeen Magazine?

In 1969, the iconic rock legend appeared in a fashion spread in the venerable teen magazine. And yes, it was kinda weird.

1. In the Feb. 1969 issue of Seventeen, Jimi Hendrix participated in a fashion photo shoot — which I only assume was about how to coordinate T-shirts, handkerchiefs, and skirts.

In 1969, Jimi was one of the world’s highest paid performers; six months after he appeared in the magazine he headlined Woodstock.

2. And he brought along his band members Noel Redding (bassist) and Mitch Mitchell (drums) to participate in all the fun.

3. Jimi was clearly thrilled to be there.

4. But not a thrilled as this model.

5. Worse yet, his name didn’t even make the cover:

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