In the stylized way in which history remembers Jimi, it’s easy to forget his days grinding it out on the chitlin’ circuit. This is his way of returning to his roots, conjuring up a bit of Chuck Berrypanache. On vocals is Lonnie Youngblood, who begs and pleads for a shot at love; [LISTEN].
Riff by Jeff Min
Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.