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The Jimi Hendrix Experience
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Jimi Hendrix, an American guitarist and singer-songwriter, appeared in several commercially released films of concerts and documentaries about his career, including two popular 1960s music festival films – Monterey Pop (1968) and Woodstock (1970). A short documentary, Experience (1968), also known as See My Music Talking, was also screened. At the time of his death, two concert films were in development. Jimi Plays Berkeley (1971) was the first film featuring Hendrix to be issued posthumously. A second, tentatively titled The Last Experience, was a film of the last British concert of Hendrix's band, the Jimi Hendrix Experience (pictured). However, legal difficulties have prevented its release. Over the years, many concert films and documentaries have been released. (Full list...)

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Eastern spinebill

The eastern spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) is a species of honeyeater found in south-eastern Australia in forests, woodland and gardens. It is around 6 in (15 cm) long and has a distinctive black, white and chestnut plumage, a red eye and a long downcurved bill. It supplements its diet of nectar with small insects and other invertebrates. This male spinebill was photographed at the Mogo Campground, New South Wales.

Photograph cr: John Harrison

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