Before an exhausted crowd, Hendrix fused protest and horror with patriotism and optimism.
There are numerous women guitar virtuosos, from Joan Jett to Orianthi to St Vincent. Why are they so conclusively excluded from the rock canon?
The guitar of choice for some of rock'n'roll's biggest names.
The airwaves were once dominated by rock gods delivering blistering guitar solos. Times have changed but a new crop of electric guitarists are strumming their way to glory.