Monday is coming

Apr 19th, 2014 | By | Category: International

Tired after a long day yesterday, BBC 4 seemed an appropriate choice of viewing. There might be some distraction from the world that was not a “reality” television, or a chat show with people who seemed famous for being famous, or a talent competition for singers who seemed disinclined to go their own way in the world. Distraction, there was: a documentary on Jimi Hendrix playing at the Woodstock festival in 1970.

Along with Brian Jones, Alan Wilson, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison, Hendrix is a member of the so-called “27 club”, the group of …