Jimi Hendrix To Be Featured On U.S. Stamp

(hennemusic) Late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is set to be featured on a forthcoming U.S. postage stamp as part of the United States Postal Service's U.S. Music Icons series.

The design of the Hendrix stamp will be revealed during its launch at the South By SouthWest music festival in Austin, Texas; the event will take place on the SXSW outdoor stage in Butler Park on March 13 at 11 a.m.

The image used on the stamp is a painting of Hendrix by Rudy Gutierrez, who created the artwork for the 2002 album, "Shaman", by Santana; the Hendrix stamp is his first project for the Postal Service. Update The USPS sent over word that the stamp will be dedicated at 8pm, not 11 am, during a special concert at Butler Park.more on this story

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