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Jimi Hendrix’s Death Remembered In Cumberland Hotel Puke Suite (Photos)

by | 17th, September 2010

JIMI Hendrix died 40 years ago tomorrow, so what better way to mark his premature passing in room 507 at the Samargkand Hotel on September 18th 1970 than by sticking a waxy statue of the man in a hotel room at London’s Cumberland Hotel and having housekeeper Miroslava Ryczko dust it?

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EMBARGOED TO 0001 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17. Receptionist Martina Bukovanova with a wax figure of Jimi Hendrix, on loan courtesy of Madame Tussauds, on show in a suite at the Cumberland hotel in central London to mark the 40th anniversary of his death on 18th September 2010.

Says the press release of the – get this – Hendrix Suite:

The suite is designed to inspire its visitors from the instant they enter; to capture the ethos of Hendrix and ultimately be a sanctuary where Hendrix himself would have enjoyed spending time.

They must be kicking themselves over at the Samarkand, if they not choking on their own puke…



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