The lyrical landscape of "Purple Haze" is a sparse one. With only twelve lines of verse, a guitar melody for a chorus, and undoubtedly improvised background vocals filling any gaps, there is not to...
The Hendrix Chord and the Blues Musically, "Purple Haze" centers on the famous Hendrix chord. That chord, which starts the verse sections of the song, was commonly used by Jimi Hendrix in several s...
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