Who’s the greatest guitarist of all time? It’s Jimi Hendrix, isn’t it? Listen to his music, follow the lyrics and learn about the man.

Level: medium • 

Category: listening; reading; pronunciation

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If English isn’t your first language, you probably know lots of music from the UK and the US but have you really listened to what the songs are about?

Listening to music – and singing along – is one of the best things you can do for your pronunciation skills. Unlike other media, it’s something you can do over and over again without getting bored.

The video above includes a Spanish translation. Use the Spanish to help you understand the meaning but then concentrate on the English lyrics and try to copy the way Jimi sings them.

If you’d like to find out more about Jimi Hendrix, click the button below for a short video biography, complete with comprehension questions.

 

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Is that still not enough Hendrix?

You can compare translations of Jimi Hendrix songs with the original English versions here. This list is comprehensive and organised by album. Make sure that you listen on Youtube or Spotify while you read.

 

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