Hendrix Talks To Cavett About Anthem

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Hendrix on Cavett

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If you’ve never seen this Classic Video, we urge you to invest one minute of your time and watch it. You’ll never grow tired of it.

It’s Jimi Hendrix visiting the Dick Cavett Show in 1970 to talk about the guitarist’s performance of the “Star Spangled Banner” at Woodstock.

Cavett: “What was the controversy about the National Anthem…?”

Guitar God: “I don’t know, man. All I do is play it. I’m American so I play it. They made us sing it in school so it’s a flashback.”

Watch Jimi flash the peace sign to the camera. He then pretends to scare Cavett. Beautiful…

Related: Cavett’s archives are heading to the Library of Congress

The erudite Cavett turned 81 in 2017. Hendrix would’ve turned 75 on November 27, 2017.

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