The Fated Marriage Of Jimi Hendrix And The Military
Like oil and water, Jimi Hendrix and the military. extrachill
Back in the day celebrities, like everyone else, faced mandatory military service. Said requirement led to famous atypical pictures of the one and only Jimi Hendrix in fatigues. Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on your perspective, we’ll never see headshots of Chris Pine posing for his draft photo.
At least we can still indulge in the tales of Hendrix allegedly pretending to be gay to avoid Vietnam or masturbating in the latrine to loosen the angst of the Groovy Era’s foremost guitarist, struggling against the strictures of military service. Here are some incredible pictures and tidbits of young Jimmy in the military.
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Kellar Ellsworth was born and raised in Hawaii. He is an avid traveler, surfer and lover of NBA basketball. He wishes he could have grown up in the free love era!