Clapton, Prince, Santana, Cee Lo To Tribute Jimi Hendrix

(Gibson) The fascination with guitar god Jimi Hendrix has never waned, from the moment he burst onto the London scene in late 1966 until his death in September 1970 � and beyond. Last year saw two releases of Hendrix recordings, Valleys of Neptune and West Coast Seattle Boy. Now, another Hendrix-related collection is set to hit stores.

Power of Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix features some of music's biggest stars, from guitar greats like Eric Clapton, Prince, Carlos Santana and Robert Randolph to artists outside the familiar blues rock scene, including Cee Lo Green, Chaka Khan, Sting and Earth, Wind & Fire. The collection of classic Hendrix tunes will also feature the late John Lee Hooker and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

The record will be released on April 12, with a special CD single featuring Cee Lo Green, Carlos Santana and Robert Randolph & The Slide Brothers to be released on Record Store Day 2011 on April 16. more on this story

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