Jimi Hendrix Suede Stage Worn Fringe Jacket "A Classic Suede Jacket Staple" From Hendix's Roadie
Are you ready for this Hendrix afficianado's? If you haven't read it yet, get the book "Rock Roadie" and you will be able to read the story of Tappy's life and why he ended up with a few "souvenirs" from the '60's rock legend Jimi Hendrix.
"He wore it all over at the outside gigs, when it was cold," Tappy intimates, " I used to be the general manager Anim lmted which was owned by Mike Jeffrey who managed Jimi Hendrix and the Animals and I was also the Roadie for the Animals. I worked with Hendrix and some of the biggest rock legends of the day."
Jimi Hendrix had clothes everywhere in his apartment and in their London offices. These items were left in their offices in London on Jarod st.. Tappy further states that"Jimi would offer us guitars and stuff that he didn't want to carry."
I was also tour manager of the Animals group. These mementos of Hendrix was kept in Tappy's apartment in in New Castle for years until now as he forgot that he even had it tucked away in his attic.
There are some traditional items garb that Hendrix was known to wear and fringe and suede are amongst them. Epitomizing the guitar legend himself, this Fringe Suede jacket is part of the entire ensemble he wore on stage. The green shirt, beads and jacket were all part of the outfit that Hendrix left behind in London.
Photo's pictured are not a photo match, but shows Jimi wearing this "style" of clothing. The tag on the inside collar reads:
What an opportunity to own this jacket with the impeccable provenance of Tappy Wright.
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