The Rock Legend
Drugs and Alcohol
Jimi Hendrix became involved heavily with drugs and alcohol at the height of his career. His drug of choice were barbiturates and he stated that he could not handle his alcohol and was a very violent and angry drunk. He later died because of his abuse of these harmful substances on September 18th 1970.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Purple Haze (Live at the Atlanta Pop Festival)