"Hey Joe" performed by the Jimi Hendrix Experience at the Monterey Pop Festival, held at the Monterey County Fairgrounds June 16-18, 1967. Hendrix died in London just over three years later, on Sept. 18, 1970, at the age of 27. The Jim Marshall photo is from Monterey.
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