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“VALLEYS OF NEPTUNE” - Posthumous Album By JIMI HENDRIX Due Out This Tuesday – New, unreleased songs.

There's a pesky ghost in a ruffled rainbow shirt and he just won't leave us alone.

His name is Jimi Hendrix and since his death nearly 40 years ago, he's gone from rock paragon to boomer nostalgia mascot to video game avatar -- and he's sounded pretty great the entire time.

And while the iconic guitarist's tie-dyed influence on American music has refused to fade, Tuesday marks a new wave of Hendrixophilia: the release of "Valleys of Neptune," a splendid collection of recordings, most from his final days with the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

It's a warning shot. "Valleys" will be released on Tuesday, alongside other remastered original Hendrix albums. Reports say that the late guitarist's estate is preparing a forthcoming anthology, too. Meantime, blogs continue to churn with rumors of a Rock Band video game that will give players the opportunity to channel their idol -- a notion


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Added: Mar-6-2010 
By: smyle
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Tags: VALLEYS OF NEPTUNE, JIMI HENDRIX, guitar legend, Rock n Roll, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Music, Classic Rock
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