Unformatted text preview: alcoholic mother died of cirrhosis. Hendrix purchased his first acoustic guitar for five dollars from a friend of his father at the age of fifteen. This guitar replaced the broomstick he had to originally play the air guitar on. After getting in trouble with the law two times for riding in stolen cars, Hendrix was given the choice to spend two years in jail, or enlist in the Army. Hendrix chose the lesser of the two and enlisted in the Army in May of 1961....
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