Althea Connell was 19, hot, and sat close enough to Jimi Hendrix for him to notice her during a 1967 show in Lincolnshire, England. Jimi scribbled a note on the back of a pack of guitar strings, jumped off stage and gave it to her. She’s kept it for 50 years but recently put it up for auction. She walked away with $7,500, twice the amount that it was expected to reach.

Full story HEREĀ 

Althea is no longer 19, or hot, but she’s on her way to New Zealand to visit relatives thanks to Jimi.


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