This week, we raise a toast to the great Jimi Hendrix, who would have celebrated his 69th birthday had he not been cruelly snatched from us at the tender age of 27.

Celebrating Jimi Hendrix’s birthday

Here we see the music legend astride a motorcycle in 1969, complete with his usual abundance of accessories including a Visigoth helmet and a daisy chain.

Essential equipment if you’re planning to pull over and kiss the sky…