Friday, February 21, 2014

Jimi Hendrix to be featured on US postage stamp

Jimi Hendrix will be featured on a US postage stamp as part of the United States Postal Service’s US Music Icons series.

The design of the Hendrix stamp will be revealed during its launch at the South By SouthWest music festival in Austin, Texas; the event will take place on the SXSW outdoor stage in Butler Park on March 13 at 11 a.m.

The image used on the stamp is a painting of Hendrix by Rudy Gutierrez, who created the artwork for the 2002 album, “Shaman”, by Santana; the Hendrix stamp is his first project for the Postal Service.

See also:

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Jimi Hendrix: London home to become museum
Search Jimi Hendrix at hennemusic