Unpublished Photos Of Jimi Hendrix, From ‘Pawn Stars’
In season five, episode five, entitled “Looney Dunes“ on History Channel’s sometimes riveting show Pawn Stars, Jimi Hendrix’s personal photographer, Ron Raffaelli, brought in a stack of never before seen photos of the iconic guitarist.
I couldn’t find them anywhere on the internet, so I’ve compiled some (poor quality) snapshots from the show plus the few I did manage to find online. They’re from the late 60′s, and show a side of Hendrix that not many got to appreciate, seeing as he passed away only a few years after he hit the scene.
That stodgy bastard Rick Harrison tried to offer Raffaelli $10,000 but eventually the price was pushed up to a deserved $15,000 for several of the vintage photos, many of which were signed. Here they are…