Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Your Wednesday Moment of Words Completely Freaking Fail Me

The Japanese ambassador to the United States straps on a Fender Stratocaster and performs a credible version of the Jimi Hendrix arrangement of "The Star Spangled Banner."

I know rock-and-roll is a universal language, but this really takes the cake.

[h/t Peter Spencer]


Mark said...

I read once that Hendrix was set to wear a bow tie at Woodstock, but mistakenly left it on the helicopter that shuttled him over from the Nevele in nearby Warwasing, where he was staying. The headliner at the Nevele that weekend? Bill Dana!

steve simels said...

Hendrix was staying at the Nevele?

The mind wobbles.

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