Jimi Hendrix has been dead for more than 40 years — but the rock icon's legend looms so large that fans worldwide are noting what would have been his 70th birthday today. In 1970, Hendrix died at 27 in London from asphyxia, resulting from an accidental drug overdose. He reportedly said that "When I die I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they wanna do." To accomplish at least one of those things, take a look at this video of Hendrix's towering live version of "All Along the Watchtower." Where are our guitar gods today?
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