Room Full of Mirrors

By Charles R. Cross,

Book cover of Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix

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'Charles R. Cross has got as close to the truth as anyone yet in his exhaustive and ground-breaking account of the life of the greatest guitarist in the history of rock.' Observer

'Meticulously researched' Mojo

Jimi Hendrix continues to fascinate, and sell huge quantities of albums, even 35 years after…

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Some people consider this the second serious biography about Jimi Hendrix after David Henderson’s bio. Charles Cross had a great budget and the benefit of being based in Seattle. Since it was published in 2006, it also had the huge advantage of a treasure trove of updated information, culled from decades of numerous people doing research on Hendrix, who had a huge renaissance in the late ’90s, when his family won the rights back to his catalog. This Jimi bio was just a tune-up for his more successful bio on another Seattle Rock legend, Kurt Kobain, which was entitled, Heavier…

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