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Andre 3000 To Star As Jimi Hendrix In Biopic
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Andre 3000 Benjamin in Semi-Pro

Andre 3000, best known as one half of the hip hop pop duo OutKast, known for their smash hit “Hey Ya,” is set to portray Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming biopic which will focus on the legendary guitar player’s life in England in just before he recorded Are You Experienced?. That album was released in 1967 and changed the game of rock and roll forever, propelling Hendrix into the superstar stratosphere in the process.

Plagued by a few setbacks and loopholes from the Jimi Hendrix estate, the project has finally been greenlit and is due to start shooting in a few weeks in Wickow County and Dublin in Ireland, reports the Irish TV Network (via Rolling Stone).

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Over 7,000 Guitarists Playing Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Hey Joe’ Break World Record
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Jimi Hendrix

On May 1st in Poland, a musical world record of sorts which will gain entry in the Guinness Book of World Records was broken as more than 7,000 guitarists gathered at the Thanks Jimi Festival with a performance of Jimi Hendrix‘s version of “Hey Joe,” reports Guitar World.

Every form of guitarist style, ranging from classical to acoustic and electric, performed the Hendrix cut, which has been one of the more high profile songs associated with the late guitarist, but was one of the few songs that he performed throughout his short career that he didn’t write. Billy Roberts penned the song in the mid 1960s and it passed through renditions by groups like The Leaves and The Standells before it found its way into Hendrix’s repertoire.

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2011 Cyber Monday Lightning Deals – Music CDs & Box Sets
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Jimi Hendrix Experience - Winterland

Now that Black Friday week is over, Amazon is moving on to Cyber Monday deals week with new Lightning Deals, limited quantities of various products for a discounted price for a 4-hour window of time. Once the item runs out, the sale is over – meaning, if you see something on sale that you want, buy it immediately before it’s gone (it could run out in minutes!).

Amazon has released the Lightning Deal schedule and prices for Music CDs and Box Sets for Monday, November 28, starting at 5AM PST (that’s 8AM EST) and running through 9pm PST. See a sample of some of the Cyber Monday deals here below, along with more information on how these special deals work. You can visit the main Sale calendar page to see ALL the deals and the exact times they’ll be going up.

U2: The Unforgettable Fire (Super Deluxe Edition 2CD+DVD)
$25.99

Weird Al Yankovic – Alpocalypse
$8.99

Led Zeppelin Box Set
$32.99

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2011 Black Friday Lightning Deals – Music CDs & Box Sets
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U2

All week, Amazon has been offering up Lightning Deals, limited quantities of various products for a discounted price for a 4-hour window of time, as a prelude to the biggest shopping day of the year — Black Friday. You have to be on the lookout for these deals and once the item runs out, the sale is over. Meaning, if you see something on sale that you want, buy it immediately before it’s gone.

Amazon has released the Lightning Deal schedule and prices for Music CDs and Box Sets for Friday, November 25, starting at 5AM PST (that’s 8AM EST) and running through 9pm PST. See a sample of some of the Black Friday deals here below, along with more information on how these special deals work. You can visit the main Sale calendar page to see ALL the deals and the exact times they’ll be going up.

Jimi Hendrix: Winterland (5 CD Box Set)
$25.99

Pearl Jam: Pearl Jam Twenty
$10.99

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MP3 Song Deal: Jimi Hendrix Experience Live ‘Voodoo Child (Slight Return)’
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Jimi Hendrix Experience - Winterland

Today’s featured MP3 song of the day over at Amazon today is a previously unreleased live version of Voodoo Child (Slight Return) by the Jimi Hendrix Experience for only $.99 (down from $1.29).

The song is from a live recording of the Jimi Hendrix Experience from October 1968 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, CA from the live album Winterland, released yesterday. The entire album is available in MP3 for $29.99 (41 tracks). There’s also two Amazon exclusive versions: a 5 CD Box Set for $40.99; and 8 LP + 1 CD Box Set for $60.79. The songs on Winterland were taken from six shows recorded over three days (October 10, 11 and 12, 1968) at the Winterland Ballroom, which celebrated the two-year anniversary of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and just as the album Electric Ladyland was released.

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