Jimi Hendrix is one of the world’s most influential musicians and a contender for the best electric guitarists of all time. His big break coming in 1966 with the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Hendrix’s style favoured amps with lots of overdrive and gain with amplifier feedback, a technique previously unwanted until he popularised the style. His professional career would only last four years, but he would become a rock and roll legend with songs such as Purple Haze, All Along the Watchtower and Hey Joe. For his service to rock music, Jimi Hendrix received numerous honours including being ranked 1st in Rolling Stones top 100 guitarists of all time. In 1992 he was entered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Jimi Hendrix is an undeniable legend, and he remains a popular figure among rock and roll fans.