Generations later, artists still hear the howl of Jimi Hendrix‘s guitar. Now, anyone who still gets mail may also experience his legacy.
The U.S. Postal Service is honoring Hendrix with a commemorative Forever stamp, created by artist Rudy Gutierrez. The image, which resembles a vintage 45 rpm record sleeve, references the butterflies from Hendrix’s song Little Wing, a third-eye symbol to represent the guitarist’s spiritual side and a petroglyph to symbolize his Native American heritage. Hendrix is depicted wearing one of his signature military jackets and playing one of his white Fender Stratocaster guitars.
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