Unfortunately, one of the things about being Hendrix was that everyone - tout le monde - wanted to "get stoned with Jimi" or at the very least get Jimi stoned. Many was the time that a tab of this or a splash of that entered his body unannounced. And if you don't know what kissing the sky is, you have not been experienced.
He is also the author of one of the strangest and greatest quotes of all time:
"Excuse me, while I kiss the sky."
Jimi was the best guitarist ever. no-one has ever and no-one can and no-one will master the guitar like Hendrix did.
Where as Slash will be an overweight burn-out in a few years, Hendrix rocks on from the grave
purple haze all in my brain...