Luiz Fernando Reis / CC Dead 45 years. Still immortal. Vancouver, BC, Canada / Rock 101 - Greatest Hits 70s 80s & 90s Dean Hill September 18, 2015 02:12 pm On this day 1970 Jimi Hendrix departed. It was a short but blazing career. This is a great recounting of Jim’s last official gig. Turns out it was a violent nightmare. See the pictures and video and read the story here.