greatest guitar player ever to walk the face of this earth.
only people who don't like jimi have no appreciation for good music.
by themadcow July 31, 2004
The most amazing guitarist ever. He's one of those musicians you wish you could be as good as, but you never ever will.
Nobody is a better guitarist than Hendrix. Not even Eric Clapton
by Kyle February 26, 2005
if this is the first definition on the 1st page, Im going to make it really short and sweet for you.
the greatest guitarist of all time. Period.
by Adrian December 18, 2004
Jimi is/was the greatest guitarist of all time. He was so good that God took him from us at age 27. Jimi Hendrix knew how he wanted his music to sound, and INVENTED things to get that sound -- wah-wah, fuzz, feedback. Go get the Purple Box Set (expensive, but worth every single cent) and hear 4 full CD's of live and studio music that will make you understand what is Jimi!!
Fly on, Little Wing -- Jimi Hendrix rocks!
by GetExperienced September 02, 2005
My personal favorite guitarist ever. Rolling Stone put him #1 on their list, "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Could not read music yet played like he'd had lessons since the first day of his life. I'd like to know, how the hell is he overrated, and not the best guitarist ever?

Some complaints against him:

1. He was limited to the blues and a 4/4 time frame.
a. Sure his songs all had that time frame, but if you think he was limited to the blues than you're a fucking douche. He had rock songs, blues songs, and psychadelic songs. So yeah, more than blues.

2. He plays very sloppy guitar.
a. Think again, dumbass. Recording technology back then didn't allow him the same clarity as bands in later decades, so the music occasionally sounded like crap. But the man himself played neatly.

3. Jimi can't play very fast, nor does he have good techniques.
a. One person wrote that he played the same scales and keys all the time. Wrong, he had great variety. And bullshit that he can't play fast, just listen to the alternate recording of Spanish Castle Magic for some fast stuff. Besides, speed isn't everything otherwise DragonForce would be the best band, right?

4. He's not the greatest guitarist ever, many have surpassed his skill.
a. Such idiotic words. He hadn't played guitar for very long, couldn't read or write music, made amazing solos and riffs on the spot, and kicked everyone's ass. How many others can say the same thing? Oh, zero. Because he does kick everyone's ass. No one is better, not Malmsteen, Vai, Satriani, Slash, Van Halen, Page; not anyone. He beats the shit out of them all.

5. ur a fag for likin him! Jimi suxx ballz! u stupid gay queer homo!!!1!1!!11!!!!
a. Okay, nobody's said this (that I know of).
Zeppelin Listener: "Jimmy plays such great guitar, he's the best ever man."

Hendrix Listener: "I know, I just heard "All Along the Watchtower and it blew my mind."

ZL: "No, dumbfuck. I mean Jimmy Page. Hendrix is good but not the best."

HL: "You ever heard much Hendrix before?"

ZL: "No."

One hour later...

Converted ZL: "Holy shit was I wrong. Jimi is the fucking man."

HL: "Dur."

Emo: *Cries* "You don't even know what good music is, motherfuckers!" *Slits wrist* "You should listen to bands like Silverstein! Their screamo fills me up with hate and pain yet it feels so good!"

CZL & HL: "Shut the fuck up you damn emo!"

Emo: "Leave Britney alone!" *Commits Suicide*

Gangsta: "Yo, mothafuckaz. Why you frontin' yo' wack-ass skillz? I'm gon' bus' a cap in yo' azz!"

Jimi Hendrix: *Regenerates and plays Voodoo Child solo*

Gangsta: *Head Explodes*

Most of this was a lame attempt at humor. If you find it at all funny than I seriously don't know what to say. The definition's a bit better though.
by etaN retsaM March 27, 2008
One of the most influential and greatest guitar players of all time.
Also a part of the sad 27, 4 amazing Muscians who all died at the same age with simalar deaths.
Jim Morrison
Janis Joplin
Jimi Hendrix
Kurt Cobain
He pretty much invented the left handed guitar by turning a right handed one upside and switching all the strings.
by n333m August 27, 2004
simply a guitar god.. didnt need lyrics cuz he could make his guitar speak on its own simply genious
just listen to any song by jimi hendrix and you will know what i am talking about
by shdjsggvergrtg September 11, 2005
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