RIP: Luther Rabb, Seattle musician with Jimi Hendrix

Last week, I got word that Luther Rabb, a musician who played with Jimi Hendrix in during his early Seattle days, has passed away. Luther played in the Velvetones, one of Jimi’s early musical groups. Luther was also part of Emergency Exit, BallinJack (which recorded two albums for Columbia) and various other Seattle bands, […]


I haven’t actually heard this yet, but according to my pals Gerry & Suzy Fialka, there is a recorded version of LOUIE LOUIE by Jimi Hendrix! Apparently somewhere during the warm-up of the Isle Of Fehmarn show, Jimi plays a few bars of the song. This sounds wonderful!

For my documentary, I’ve got interviews […]