Episode 104: Jimi Hendrix’s Nashville

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Jay McDowell is the Multimedia/Assistant Museum Exhibit Curator at the Musician’s Hall Of Fame And Museum and he’s sharing stories about Jimi Hendrix’s early days in Nashville. Stories about the 101st Airborne at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, meeting Billy Cox, moving to Indianapolis and then Nashville, playing the Chitlin’ Circuit, The Del Morocco Club and the Jefferson Street scene, Jimi’s pet monkey, Jimi’s first recording session, getting arrested for sitting at a “white only” lunch counter, Jimi’s first Stratocaster, leaving Nashville, etc.