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Rock guitar virtuoso Jimi Hendrix (1942 - 1970) caught mid guitar-break during his performance at the Isle of Wight Festival, August 1970. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Jimi Hendrix would have celebrated his 75th birthday today (November 27.)

Hendrix is, perhaps, one of the greatest “What if’s” in rock history.  His career was cut short at just 27 years old, but his influence on music since spans generations.  In honor of his remarkable career, honor Hendrix today by checking out one of these five stellar titles.

Hear My Train A Comin’

This PBS documentary covers the life of the guitar legend as well as interviews with Paul McCartney, Eddie Kramer and bandmates Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.