On Location With Leonie Prendergast -- 'Jimi: All is By My Side'

September 29, 2014 8:40 PM

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On Location With Leonie Prendergast -- 'Jimi: All is By My Side'

His meteoric rise to fame in 1967, underwritten by the performance during which he literally set his guitar alight on stage and co-signed by his premature death at the age of 27 in 1970, secured an iconic place of honor for Jimi Hendrix among the pantheon of rock music gods. And yet the story behind the ascent of one of music's most mythical figures has never truly been told. That is, until now.

Jimi Hendrix was definitively born in Seattle and, arguably, musically reared in New York City, but it was in London that the former Johnny Allen Hendrix would first find fame before ever experiencing the same in America. The new film, Jimi: All is By My Side, offers a snapshot of the singer's journ...

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