Listen To Jimi Hendrix’s Fantastic Final Interview

The iconic rock legend reflected not just on his past, but on his hopes for the future.

1. On September 11, 1970, Jimi Hendrix sat down with journalist Keith Altham for what would be his final interview before his untimely death on September 18.

2. In the interview, Jimi opened up about a wide range of topics. From his own personal evolution…

3. …to how he saw himself as a mad scientist….

4. …how his music didn’t come from a place of anger, but rather as a form to rebel against the establishment…

5. …his dislike at being pigeonholed as an artist…

6. …and that he foresaw music evolving into a whole audio-visual experience.

7. The entire animated interview is part of PBS Digital Studios’ ongoing series Blank on Blank:

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