How did Jimi Hendrix die?

He was pronounced dead at 12:45 p.m. The post-mortem examination concluded that Hendrix aspirated his own vomit and died of asphyxia while intoxicated with barbiturates.

What was Jimi Hendrix last words?

Hendrix’s last known words were in an answering machine message he left for his manager and friend Chas Chandler. He said “I need help bad, man.” Of course, this brought about the question of what did Hendrix need help with?

Who inherited Jimi Hendrix money?

Jimi Hendrix’s estate was valued at around $80m in 1994. Al died 2002 he bequeathed the entire estate, to his adopted stepdaughter, Janie, and left nothing for Hendrix’s brother, Leon.

Why did Jimi burn his guitar?

With that in mind, Hendrix began hunting around backstage during the Dead’s set for some lighter fluid. As Hendrix would later explain: “I decided to destroy my guitar at the end of a song as a sacrifice. You sacrifice things you love. I love my guitar.”