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   Jimi Hendrix got in trouble for playing the guitar and the, um, flute when he was in the Army

27 Nov 2012 06:33 PM   |   17652 clicks   |   The Smoking Gun
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unlikely    [TotalFark]  
Get it?
"Smoking Gun"?
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

27 Nov 2012 05:38 PM
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pottie     
you can't hear jimmi

27 Nov 2012 06:35 PM
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doczoidberg     
Hey, Jimi was just like me!

27 Nov 2012 06:36 PM
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stu1-1     
Excuse me while I kiss the sky this guy....

27 Nov 2012 06:36 PM
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rdu_voyager     
At least it was his own skin flute he played.

27 Nov 2012 06:37 PM
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Wadded Beef    [TotalFark]  
He just lacked experience.

27 Nov 2012 06:37 PM
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Gawdzila     
Approves
www.thetruthaboutforensicscience.com

27 Nov 2012 06:38 PM
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Englebert Slaptyback     

Jimi Hendrix, Who Would Have Been 70 Today, Was A Terrible Solider Obsessed With His Guitar


1) Great job, Mr. Editing Guy.

2) A rock-n-roll guy wasn't a perfect fit in the military? Whodathunkit?

27 Nov 2012 06:38 PM
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way south     
But does it settle the debate about "Purple Haze"?

/"Scuze me while I Christmas guy"?? I like holidays as much as anyone, but what does that even mean?!

27 Nov 2012 06:40 PM
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olddeegee    [TotalFark]  
Big deal. He did it at Woodstock too. Oh, you mean FOR REAL.

27 Nov 2012 06:40 PM
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SirEattonHogg     
This is quite the opposite to another "celebrity", Mr. Rogers, the children's show host. He was by all accounts a stone cold killer - a sniper in Korea. He had to wear long sleeve shirts and his trademark blue sweater to hid all his Marine Corp tats.

27 Nov 2012 06:40 PM
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LeroyBourne     
Performing a solo in the bathroom.
Reaming on the whammy bar.
Hell, that show at Monterey Pop looked like he was full on farking his guitar. Before burning it, that is.

27 Nov 2012 06:40 PM
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NkThrasher    [TotalFark]  
I was going to make an indignant post about Jethro Tull and how the flute isn't incompatible with Rock, questioning subby's musical tastes...

..Then I read the article.

27 Nov 2012 06:41 PM
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don't understand     
Happy 70th, Jimi!

27 Nov 2012 06:41 PM
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Primitive Screwhead    [TotalFark]  
So was his Dolly Dagger a Machine Gun or Little Wing?

27 Nov 2012 06:41 PM
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NkThrasher    [TotalFark]  

SirEattonHogg: This is quite the opposite to another "celebrity", Mr. Rogers, the children's show host. He was by all accounts a stone cold killer - a sniper in Korea. He had to wear long sleeve shirts and his trademark blue sweater to hid all his Marine Corp tats.


No, he wasn't, and didn't

27 Nov 2012 06:43 PM
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skinink     
Wasn't his penis cast in plaster and it was the biggest one ever casted?

27 Nov 2012 06:44 PM
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Nexzus     
Private Cowboy: Tough break for Hand Job. He was all set to get shipped out on a medical.
Private Joker: What was the matter with him?
Private Cowboy: He was jerkin' off ten times a day.
Private Eightball: No shiat. At least ten times a day.
Private Cowboy: Last week he was sent down to Da Nang to see the Navy head shrinker, and the crazy farker starts jerking off in the waiting room. Instant Section Eight. He was just waiting for his papers to clear division.

27 Nov 2012 06:44 PM
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Butthurted     
Know who else was a bad "solider" and played the guitar?

i1277.photobucket.com

The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla

27 Nov 2012 06:44 PM
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MFAWG     
Ted Nugent unavailable for comment

27 Nov 2012 06:51 PM
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Nothing To See Here     
This is my rifle,
This is my gun,
This is for fighting,
This is for fun.

/it's only a Dishonorable Discharge, when you get caught.

27 Nov 2012 06:51 PM
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ladyfortuna     

NkThrasher: I was going to make an indignant post about Jethro Tull and how the flute isn't incompatible with Rock, questioning subby's musical tastes...

..Then I read the article.


Clearly your mind isn't as dirty as mine then, because I didn't have to read the article to get the gist of the headline ^_~

27 Nov 2012 06:53 PM
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dryknife     
Jimi's 1st TV appearance

(He's not the first guitarist shown - that guy plays right-handed; Jimi's showboating on far left shortly into video)

27 Nov 2012 06:54 PM
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TV's Vinnie     
How could he have played all those guitar riffs with hairy palms?

27 Nov 2012 06:54 PM
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Silverstaff     

Butthurted: Know who else was a bad "solider" and played the guitar?

[i1277.photobucket.com image 320x240]

The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla


Corporal "Stitch" Jones was a Marine Core Soldier, thank you very much.

Anyway, didn't he decide to give up rock and roll and get serious about a military career after his harrowing combat experience in Macho Grande Grenada?

27 Nov 2012 06:55 PM
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TV's Vinnie     
media.tumblr.com

27 Nov 2012 06:55 PM
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Butthurted     

Silverstaff: Butthurted: Know who else was a bad "solider" and played the guitar?

[i1277.photobucket.com image 320x240]

The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla

Corporal "Stitch" Jones was a Marine Core Soldier, thank you very much.

Anyway, didn't he decide to give up rock and roll and get serious about a military career after his harrowing combat experience in Macho Grande Grenada?


Yea, the stern but lovable S Sgt "Gunny" Highway helped him become the great warrior we all knew he could be.

27 Nov 2012 06:58 PM
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NkThrasher    [TotalFark]  

ladyfortuna: Clearly your mind isn't as dirty as mine then, because I didn't have to read the article to get the gist of the headline ^_~


Or I'm just that much of a Tull fan and secretly hoped that Hendrix did get in trouble for playing the musical instrument flute as it adds to the legitimacy of flutes in rock bands.

/definitely face-palmed at myself when I realized what was going on

27 Nov 2012 06:59 PM
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Happy Hours     

stu1-1: Excuse me while I kiss the sky this guy....


eat this fly....

27 Nov 2012 06:59 PM
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Fark Me Runnin     
I masturbate too!

Maybe I am a musical genius as well, but just don't know it yet because I don't know how to play any (other) instruments!

27 Nov 2012 07:02 PM
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Onkel Buck     
Ft Campbel sucks I can see why he was miserable and a pain in the ass. We caught a guy jerking off in the showers when I was in basic training. Everyone gets caught eventually especially if you live in the barracks.

27 Nov 2012 07:06 PM
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UsikFark    [TotalFark]  
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From here: Link

27 Nov 2012 07:07 PM
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ComicBookGuy     
I remember being in the Experience Music Project and looking down into a display case and seeing the handwritten lyrics to "Burning of the Midnight Lamp."

I'm not sure "frisson" begins to describe the feeling I had.

27 Nov 2012 07:11 PM
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TheOther     
'That Ruth kid will never amount to anything'. - Boston Red Sox scout Captain Gilbert Batchman

27 Nov 2012 07:13 PM
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vudukungfu     
Jimmi was a farking door gunner.
SO was I.
He was a better soldier and citizen than a lot of officers.

/Looking at you, General "Can't keep his married pecker in his own wife's cooch"

27 Nov 2012 07:16 PM
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pxlboy    [TotalFark]  

SirEattonHogg: This is quite the opposite to another "celebrity", Mr. Rogers, the children's show host. He was by all accounts a stone cold killer - a sniper in Korea. He had to wear long sleeve shirts and his trademark blue sweater to hid all his Marine Corp tats.


Whoah.

27 Nov 2012 07:18 PM
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Melvin Lovecraft     
img2.joyreactor.com

I love this.

27 Nov 2012 07:18 PM
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Duck_of_Doom     

ladyfortuna: NkThrasher: I was going to make an indignant post about Jethro Tull and how the flute isn't incompatible with Rock, questioning subby's musical tastes...

..Then I read the article.

Clearly your mind isn't as dirty as mine then, because I didn't have to read the article to get the gist of the headline ^_~


I interpreted it as him giving another guy a blowjob/playing someone's skin flute, until reading TFA. So dirty mind gone sideways?

Not to mention the things implied by doczoidberg:'s comment. Sorry dude.

27 Nov 2012 07:20 PM
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Butthurted     

pxlboy: SirEattonHogg: This is quite the opposite to another "celebrity", Mr. Rogers, the children's show host. He was by all accounts a stone cold killer - a sniper in Korea. He had to wear long sleeve shirts and his trademark blue sweater to hid all his Marine Corp tats.

Whoah.


LOL He was never in the military and the only tattoo he had was a small heart on his left butt cheek that he got on a weekend bender in Vegas with Mr. McFeely

27 Nov 2012 07:21 PM
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ComicBookGuy     
pxlboy: SirEattonHogg: This is quite the opposite to another "celebrity", Mr. Rogers, the children's show host. He was by all accounts a stone cold killer - a sniper in Korea. He had to wear long sleeve shirts and his trademark blue sweater to hid all his Marine Corp tats.

Whoah.


He'd say "Goodbye, neighbor!!!" before pulling the trigger!!

27 Nov 2012 07:23 PM
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Amusement     

27 Nov 2012 07:24 PM
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Kanemano     

27 Nov 2012 07:28 PM
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MFAWG     

Butthurted: Silverstaff: Butthurted: Know who else was a bad "solider" and played the guitar?

[i1277.photobucket.com image 320x240]

The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla

Corporal "Stitch" Jones was a Marine Core Soldier, thank you very much.

Anyway, didn't he decide to give up rock and roll and get serious about a military career after his harrowing combat experience in Macho Grande Grenada?

Yea, the stern but lovable S Sgt "Gunny" Highway helped him become the great warrior we all knew he could be.


Y'all are laughing, but the directing fire by long distance telephone was a real thing that actually happened.

27 Nov 2012 07:31 PM
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StoPPeRmobile     
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27 Nov 2012 07:38 PM
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UsikFark    [TotalFark]  

MFAWG: Butthurted: Silverstaff: Butthurted: Know who else was a bad "solider" and played the guitar?

[i1277.photobucket.com image 320x240]

The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla

Corporal "Stitch" Jones was a Marine Core Soldier, thank you very much.

Anyway, didn't he decide to give up rock and roll and get serious about a military career after his harrowing combat experience in Macho Grande Grenada?

Yea, the stern but lovable S Sgt "Gunny" Highway helped him become the great warrior we all knew he could be.

Y'all are laughing, but the directing fire by long distance telephone was a real thing that actually happened.


Those calls required extraordinary measures.

"You'll have to answer to the Coca-Cola company"

27 Nov 2012 07:38 PM
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Butthurted     

UsikFark: MFAWG: Butthurted: Silverstaff: Butthurted: Know who else was a bad "solider" and played the guitar?

[i1277.photobucket.com image 320x240]

The Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla

Corporal "Stitch" Jones was a Marine Core Soldier, thank you very much.

Anyway, didn't he decide to give up rock and roll and get serious about a military career after his harrowing combat experience in Macho Grande Grenada?

Yea, the stern but lovable S Sgt "Gunny" Highway helped him become the great warrior we all knew he could be.

Y'all are laughing, but the directing fire by long distance telephone was a real thing that actually happened.

Those calls required extraordinary measures.

"You'll have to answer to the Coca-Cola company"


Lionel Mandrake trumps all. There is nothing more to be said. I am done with this thread.

27 Nov 2012 07:42 PM
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UsikFark    [TotalFark]  

dryknife: Jimi's showboating on far left shortly into video


You weren't kidding.

27 Nov 2012 07:44 PM
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DjangoStonereaver    [TotalFark]  

Amusement: Worthy look at Jimmi Army pics.


The late 50s/early 60s uniforms were the most unthreatening, non functional ever, weren't they?

27 Nov 2012 07:44 PM
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poot_rootbeer     
Cynthia Plaster-Caster has a specimen of Jimi in her collection, but it's incomplete. Apparently he got a little excited during the casting process.

27 Nov 2012 07:45 PM
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douchebag/hater     

SirEattonHogg: This is quite the opposite to another "celebrity", Mr. Rogers, the children's show host. He was by all accounts a stone cold killer - a sniper in Korea. He had to wear long sleeve shirts and his trademark blue sweater to hid all his Marine Corp tats.


Next you will be telling us that Lee Marvin served with Bob Keeshen.

He didn't.

Oh! And btw there is NOT a 'Superman' in every scene of 'Seinfeld'.

27 Nov 2012 07:45 PM
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