Watch the Jimi Hendrix online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from Kings of Tone

Hendrix's tone was as huge as his persona. Forty plus years later we are still discussing it, and for good reason. He perfected the use of fuzz and feedback, the octavia, univibe and wah, and defined the "edge of breakup" Strat tone. His records are a must for all guitarists, especially the recordings released during his lifetime. It is impossible to overplay his importance to the tone of modern guitar. He was the architect.