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September 10, 2013 1:05 PM
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Watch: 'American Masters' Profiles Jimi Hendrix in Upcoming Doc 'Hear My Train A Comin',' Featuring Unseen Performance Footage

After profiling its first-ever sports figure, Billie Jean King, tonight at 8pm, PBS doc series "American Masters" will turn to Jimi Hendrix with "Jimi Hendrix - Hear My Train A Comin'," slated to premiere Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 9pm.

The two-hour doc is directed by Bob Smeaton of "Festival Express" and "Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child," and an expanded home video edition will be released on the same day the film airs on PBS, as well as a CD and limited edition vinyl set for "Jimi Hendrix Experience: Miami Pop Festival," the first-ever release of one of the guitar virtuoso's most sought-after performances.

"Hear My Train A Comin'" will include previously unseen performance footage and home movies taken by Hendrix and drummer Mitch Mitchell as well as interviews with Paul McCartney, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Eddie Kramer, Steve Winwood, Vernon Reid, Billy Gibbons, Dweezil Zappa and Dave Mason. Check out a clip from the film below.


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  • Ken Somerville | September 11, 2013 12:44 AMReply

    I tried to email this to a friend , but could not.There are no moving letters to type. there is no audio to transcribe. WHY??