Listen to the second version of Driving South on the BBC tapes, any live version of Voodoo Child (Slight Return), the entire Blues album or much of his Wooodstock performance.
Then listen to what everyone else was playing around that time and STFU.
Me: Satriani became a guitarist specifically because of Hendrix. He sees Hendrix as God.
Tard: But he's totally shredding!
Me: Goodie for him, he can play a scale fast.
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...