Season 27, Episode 5 Jimi Hendrix: American Masters
First Aired: November 5, 2013
A profile of Jimi Hendrix (1942-70), featuring footage from the 1968 Miami Pop Festival, home movies and remarks from family, friends and fellow musicians, including Paul McCartney; band members Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox; sound engineer Eddie Kramer; Steve Winwood; Vernon Reid; Billy Gibbons; Dweezil Zappa; and Dave Mason.
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- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal… (more)