Jimi Hendrix's Legacy

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In particular, the American musician Jimi Hendrix’s legacy is enduring. His music was revolutionary, for instance, the message of his "Star-Spangled Banner," remains as one of the most fundamental and rebellious songs in American rock music. Through his music, Jimi Hendrix’s managed to call into question issues of race and blacks presence in a music scene dominated by white musicians and audiences. He established new musical styles and techniques that helped set a base for future coming musical genres. Hendrix difference in genre also gave start to important discussions that have changed the way people view race in music. Specifically his legendary rendition of the nation’s anthem, the “Star-Spangled Banner,” and how his solo is a symbolic

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