Happy Birthday, Jimi

Twitter ignited on Nov. 27 as TIME's photo blog posted rare images of Jimi Hendrix on what would have been his 70th birthday. The photos, taken by legendary rock photographer Jim Marshall, have an intimacy that spoke to many readers. "Nearly cried," commented one Twitter user, while another, John Edwin Mason, who teaches the history of photography at the University of Virginia, neatly summed up the gallery: "Greatest guitarist. Greatest rock photog." For more of the Hendrix images, go to


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