• BLACK MUSIC MOMENT #2: Jimi Hendrix Closes Out Woodstock Festival

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    Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)

    Woodstock Festival
    White Lake, NY

    When: August  18, 1969

    What: On Monday morning, August 18, 1969, the last day of the Woodstock Festival, headliner Jimi Hendrix closed his two hour set by performing a searing rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” on his electric guitar. The performance is considered a defining moment of the 60s and Hendrix would be dead a little over a year later.

    In celebration of Black Music Month, TheUrbanDaily’s “It’s All Black Music” presents 100 Rewarding Black Music Moments, sponsored by Southwest .

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