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RIP Mitch Mitchell (Hendrix' drummer)

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Piotr Rasputin, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member


    Last member of the trio to pass away.

    As angels, they are all now Stone Free to do as they please.
  2. cortez

    cortez Member

    I bet he had some good stories for the grandkids
  3. lantaur

    lantaur Well-Known Member

    RIP. He certainly lived though an interesting "Experience," although I think this graf in the AP story is off just a bit ..

    "Hendrix, Redding and Mitchell held their first rehearsal in October 1996, according to the Hall of Fame's Web site."
  4. lono

    lono Active Member

    RIP ... fly on, little wing.
  5. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Angels? You're assuming quite a bit for a rocker from the 60s.
  6. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Jeez Hondo, go listen to the New Christy Minstrels somewhere else.

    Next to Moon, Mitchell was one of the most innovative drummers of his time.

  7. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Interesting bit of trivia, according to the linked AP story:

    Hendrix, Redding and Mitchell held their first rehearsal in October 1996...

    Who'da figured?
  8. Didja miss that four posts above?
  9. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    hendrix, redding and mitchell held their first rehearsal in October 1996.

    crap, who woulda thunk?
  10. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Well yes indeed! I most certainly did.
  11. I recommend the BBC Sessions set for a good sense of what Mr. Mitchell was about.
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