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Henderson, David 1942-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 121 publications in 7 languages and 2,623 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Poetry  Periodicals  Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer, Editor
Classifications: ML410.H476, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Henderson
'Scuse me while I kiss the sky : the life of Jimi Hendrix by David Henderson( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Henderson's biography of Jimi Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian Age -- first published in hardcover in 1978 -- was described by Greil Marcus of Rolling Stone as "[t]he strongest and most ambitious biography yet written about any rock and roll performer." The paperback edition was retitled 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: The Life of Jimi Hendrix, and in this smaller format, extensive interviews from the original edition were omitted. Nonetheless, all previous editions sold more than 300,000 copies and created a new standard for writing about popular artists, especially musicians. Henderson's biography helped to rescue Hendrix from an unfair, erroneous association with drug decadence and recognized him as a true musical genius. The Hendrix legacy still thrives, and Henderson has more to reveal and further insight to offer about the man who remains regarded as the greatest rock and roll guitarist of all time. 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child is the newly revised, updated, and expanded edition of the definitive, most beloved biography of the man behind the legend. It melds the original text, which featured Hendrix's voice in complete interviews, with new material -- to the extent that Hendrix could easily be described as the coauthor of this work. Henderson now offers information that was initially difficult to obtain in the years immediately following Hendrix's death. With the passage of time, originally reluctant informants have come forward, and many of the coverups and legal battles have been resolved. All of this has shed new light on Hendrix's life, as well as on the circumstances surrounding his mysterious death. This edition includes more of Hendrix's personal writings, and goes more in depth about his romantic life and the music -- its creation, problems, and triumphs -- as scholarship and recognition of his importance have deepened over time. While revealing essential information about his untimely death, i reads like a grand adventure novel but so includes salient cultural, political, and historical background. David Henderson wrote this biography as the result of a promise he'd made to Jimi at Ungano's nightclub in Manhattan in 1969 to write something solely about him. The rock legend had read and liked Henderson's piece in Crawdaddy -- one of Hendrix's favorite magazines -- on his concert with Sly Stone at the Fillmore East. Little did either man know that they would forever be connected by this timeless and important biography
De mayor of Harlem; the poetry of David Henderson by David Henderson( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Scuse me while I kiss the sky : Jimi Hendrix : voodoo child by David Henderson( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revised and expanded edition of the music icon's definitive biography incorporates newly discovered personal writings, additional details on Hendrix's romantic relationships, and additional research into his creative life
Jimi Hendrix : voodoo child of the Aquarian age by David Henderson( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete science fiction sessions by Ornette Coleman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New jazz poets Broadside by Walter Lowenfels( )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Felix of the silent forest by David Henderson( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Jimi Hendrix : 'scuse me while I kiss the sky by David Henderson( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The low east by David Henderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo-California by David Henderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umbra( )

in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color a sampling of contemporary African American writers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previously recorded sessions of African American poets reading selections from their work
Costa Blanca by Editions Berlitz S.A( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scuse me while I kiss the sky das Leben von Jimi Hendrix by David Henderson( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranial guitar : selected poems by Bob Kaufman( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another snowman by David Henderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of "soul" by David Henderson( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afro-American Festival of the Arts magazine, August, 1966. Now appearing articles( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family album : double bass solos( )

1 edition published in 1990 and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rondo for flute, clarinet and piano by David Henderson( )

1 edition published in 2012 and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
'Scuse me while I kiss the sky : Jimi Hendrix : voodoo child
Alternative Names
David Henderson american poet, born 1942

David Henderson amerikanischer Dichter, geb. 1942

David Henderson poet

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'Scuse me while I kiss the sky : Jimi Hendrix : voodoo childThe life of Jimi Hendrix : 'scuse me while I kiss the skyThe low eastNeo-CaliforniaCosta BlancaCranial guitar : selected poems