Jimi Hendrix would have turned 79 years old this weekend, born November 26, 1942 in Seattle.

Join WUMB through the weekend as we celebrate one of the most important musicians of the 20th century.

Programs that will feature specials on Hendrix include:

Highway 61 Revisited with Albert O., Saturday from 8 AM to noon (and re-broadcast Sunday at 8 PM).

Spinning the Blues with Holly Harris, Saturday from 6 PM to 9 PM.

SAMW Cafe with Perry Persoff, Sunday from 8 AM to noon.