London celebrations

Jimi Hendrix will be honored with a new Blue Plaque in London

The City of London will honor Jimi Hendrix with another Blue Plaque.

  • READ MORE: Inside Jimi Hendrix’s blood-splattered record collection

The plaque will be located at the Hard Rock Hotel in Marble Arch and will be unveiled on June 10 alongside the “Experience Hendrix LLC” event.

The location marks Hendrix’s last residence in London, which was then known as the Cumberland Hotel. Hendrix also wrote the lyrics to “Look Over Yonder” and “Suddenly November Morning” on hotel stationery.

As part of the celebrations, there will be a screening of the Grammy-nominated documentary Music, money, madness… Jimi Hendrix in Maui as well as a Q&A with Jimi’s sister, Janie Hendrix, his producer and engineer Eddie Kramer, and the film’s director John McDermott.

The first Blue Plaque honoring Jimi was unveiled in 1997 at his Mayfair residence from 1968-69.

In a statement, Janie Hendrix said: “I am so proud that my brother Jimi and that he is once again being honored in London. His mission was to spread love across the world through his music, and we continue to to see that come to fruition all these years later.

“Eddie, John and I are all looking forward to interacting with people on June 10 whose lives were touched by Jimi in London – a city that was so important to him and his career.”

In other Jimi Hendrix news, Joni Mitchell announced last year that she would be releasing the recordings of two sets in a Canadian cafe that were recorded by Jimi Hendrix.

The singer’s performances at Ottawa’s Le Hibou cafe were captured by Hendrix in March 1968 during a two-week residency by Mitchell prior to the release of her debut album, ‘Song To A Seagull’.

The recording is in Mitchell’s collection ‘Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 2: The Reprise Years (1968-1971)’, which came out late last year.

Recently, a signed Jimi Hendrix lyric sheet that was torn in half and given to two fans at a concert 55 years ago has finally been pieced together.