Famed Jimi Hendrix Guitar Auctioned

11/30/2012
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(hennemusic) Jimi Hendrix's favorite guitar was auctioned in London Tuesday, on what would have been the music icon's 70th birthday.

Jimi's black Fender Stratocaster famously played at the Monterey International Pop Festival in 1967 sold at auction for 205,000 pounds, but with all the fees added on the overall price paid for it was 237,000 (approx $380,000 US), according to The Daily Mail.

Hendrix made headlines at Monterey when he performed a wild, 9-song set that concluded with Jimi setting his guitar on fire during the finale of "Wild Thing." more on this story

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