Music Historian Nelson George Takes A Deep Dive Into Jimi Hendrix Impact On His Youth

Each of us has felt like an outsider at some point in our lives. In the animated video Band of Gypsys: Music That Changed Lives, the Black culture critic and music historian Nelson George discusses how his journey as an outsider began when he listened to Jimi Hendrix as a youth in a 1970s Brownsville (Brooklyn) where rock-guitar music was not considered Black at all.

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