Originally Posted by Blue
I think Jimmy Hendrix played from his soul. Not that Jimmy Page didn't, but Hendrix had something really special, something almost desperate, coming from his playing. I can't explain it, but he was pure when he played. I don't know how to really describe it. Page's playing was sexy, but Hendrix's was soulful. He REALLY meant it, as if it were his life. That's what I gather when I hear it. I'll take Jimmy Hendrix's playing anyday over Jimmy Paige.
Well put. I couldn't have said it better myself. When I hear Hendrix play, I hear someone who was BORN to play the guitar who had raw talent running through his veins....along with other substances that may or may not have played a part in how he played =D