5. Jimi Hendrix

QJ remembers that Jimi Hendrix was supposed to play on his album, Guala Matari, but “chickened out” because he was nervous to play with Toots Thielemans, Herbie Hancock, Hubert Laws, and Roland Kirk. Word?! Q adds “The cats on my records were the baddest cats in the world and Hendrix didn’t want to play with them.” Interestingly enough he says Microsoft’s Paul Allen sings and plays just like Hendrix.

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