From Janie...

“When I was a child, I was always fascinated by my brother Jimi’s handwriting,” recalled Janie Hendrix, who compiled this collection. “It was an art form in and of itself. I remember the feeling of being captivated the first time I saw his handwritten lyrics, thinking how beautiful, how complicated both the writing and the words were on paper. Even now they offer such an insight into who my brother was and is.”

 "When Jimi returned to Seattle to perform at the Coliseum, I was six years old.  Despite his success he was nervous about performing in front of his family.  He had stood on stages all over the world, before huge audiences, without ever being this nervous.  This, I believe, was a reflection of the incredivl