Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’
One of the most anticipated TV specials this fall is PBS’ premiere of a new documentary entitled, Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’,unveils previously unseen performance footage and home movies taken by Hendrix and drummer Mitch Mitchell while sourcing an extensive archive of photographs, drawings, family letters and more to provide new insight into the musician’s personality and genius. With interviews from the musicians ,and friends who celebrate the legendary guitarist. This list includes Sir Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood ,Hendrix’s former band members, Billy Gibbons, Dweezil Zappa ,Vernon Reid.
The film also features revealing glimpses into Jimi ,and his era from the three women closest to him: Linda Keith (the girlfriend who introduced Jimi to future manager Chas Chandler), Faye Pridgon (who befriended Hendrix in Harlem in the early 1960s) and Colette Mimram (one of the era’s most influential fashion trendsetters who provided inspiration for Hendrix’s signature look and created such memorable stage costumes as the beaded jacket Hendrix famously wore at Woodstock). The film premieres nation wide Tuesday, November 5 at 9 p.m. EST on PBS.