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    Sale 1912

    Rock And Pop Memorabilia

    30 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    Jimi Hendrix

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    Jimi Hendrix
    A Melody Maker Pop Poll Award the decorative metal urn surmounted by a musical note motif (top missing) on stepped marble plinth with metal plaque engraved MELODY MAKER 1967. POP POLL JIMI HENDRIX TOP INTERNATIONAL MUSICIAN -- 11½in. (29.2cm.) high


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    Jimi Hendrix accepted this award in person at the Europa Hotel, London, on September 16th, 1967. A photograph of the ceremony can be found in the book, Jimi Hendrix, Electric Gypsy (page 716) by Harry Shapiro and Caesar Glebbeek, St. Martin's Press, New York 1995.