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stplsd
10-12-08, 04:17 PM
It's a major part of Jimi's career that he became successfull in your countries at the beginning, and gave interviews that were often supplemented by commentary/questions in your languages, it would be nice for the rest of us to have this commentary in the original tongue, with a translation in English, then we can all join in.

Ayler
10-12-08, 05:08 PM
I could help you for french articles. I have to say that french books about Jimi are quite poor... and that the best english ones never have been translated!

MourningStar
10-12-08, 05:52 PM
Great idea!

Before I went to Europe I had wondered about all the American & British artists touring foreign lands, especially Europe and Japan and just why such an attraction. Well, it wasn't until I entered the U.S. Air Force that it became obvious that these countries (at that time) were saturated with American service personnell. And the many concerts I attended there were quite heavy in American attendance (actually the majority in all the ones I went to). I'm going to speculate that the mighty American dollar (at that time) contributed to this attraction.

Ayler
10-16-08, 08:42 AM
Check that :

http://alrunen.melipona.org/jimihendrix.pdf

stplsd
10-16-08, 02:32 PM
Brilliant, thanks a lot.

Herman Cherusken
10-16-08, 02:42 PM
Just to let you know, I have some Swedish pieces that can be interesting for you to read, so I will have them translated in due time...

Milan
10-16-08, 02:48 PM
Check that :

http://alrunen.melipona.org/jimihendrix.pdf

Oh man... great!! Thanks to Claus & Karsten for translations, and to Ayler for the link of course.

boldaslove
10-19-08, 06:15 PM
I'm Dutch, so if I can help to translate some Dutch writing into English, let me know.

Jenny