This book, on Jimi Hendrix’s life, times, visual-cultural
prominence, and popular music, with a particular emphasis on
Hendrix’s relationships to the cultural politics of race, gender,
sexuality, ethnicity, class, and nation. Hendrix, an itinerant
“Gypsy” and “Voodoo child” whose racialized “freak” visual image
continues to internationally circulate, exploited the exoticism of
his race, gender, and sexuality and Gypsy and Voodoo... more...