18 June : Rock’s perfect moment – The Guitar Sacrifice

When Jimi Hendrix set his guitar on fire at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival he created one of rock’s most perfect moments.
Jimi_Hendrix_burning_his_guitar_at_the_Monterey_Pop_Festival,_June_18,_1967 Standing in the front row of that concert was a 17-year-old boy named Ed Caraeff. Caraeff had never seen Hendrix before nor heard his music, but he had a camera with him and there was one shot left in his roll of film. As Hendrix lit his guitar, Caraeff took a final photo. It would become one of the most famous images in rock and roll.