Jimi Hendrix in Ringo Starr’s apartment at 34 Montagu Square, in Marylebone, London, 1966.
Jimi rented the apartment for £30 a month. He lived with his girlfriend, Kathy Etchingham, and also with his manager, Chas Chandler, and his girlfriend, Lotta Null. It was a seminal time in Jimi’s career. He released his debut album Are You Experienced
“ in May 1967, the next month he played at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later that year Ringo evicted him for throwing whitewash over the walls while on an acid trip.
“You have to forget about what other people say, when you’re supposed to die, or when you’re supposed to be loving. You have to forget about all these things. You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.” – Jimi Hendrix