Leon Hendrix
Rock musician
Leon Hendrix
Leon Hendrix is the brother of late American rock guitarist/singer and icon Jimi Hendrix. He is an artist, songwriter and guitarist who began playing the guitar later in life and has released several albums. He is best known for his original artwork. Hendrix suffered from drug addiction and he spent time in prison for minor offenses.
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Firepot 911 call: 'My mom's on fire' - WOOD-TV
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JENISON, Mich. (WOOD) - An Ottawa County family is now among the dozens impacted by a product meant to beautify outdoor decks and keep the bugs away. A 50-year-old woman was with her family in her backyard when a firepot she owned
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Murder-suicide victim had warrant out - WOOD-TV
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MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - The victim in a Sunday morning murder-suicide had a domestic violence warrant out for her arrest that stemmed from an incident earlier this year between her and her husband, the man police say killed her
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Man who died fleeing cops was dad of 2 - WOOD-TV
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LOWELL, Mich. (WOOD) - Friends and family members identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash while allegedly fleeing police as a father of two who was headed home from work. Keith Chambers, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene of
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Alleged kidnapper lost mom, dad, child - WOOD-TV
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Family members of Quinton Goree were shocked to learn of allegations that he took part in a violent home invasion and kidnapping August 9. Goree's remorse over the incident is what prompted his live-in
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Rockers at Leland Lake for fundraiser - Peninsula Daily
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Dennis Mitchell of the Kingsmen — the band forever known for “Louie, Louie” — along with Jimi Hendrix's brother Leon Hendrix, Charlie Marinkovich of Iron Butterfly and the Magic Carpet Ride, a Steppenwolf tribute band, are all scheduled to play the
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Jury deliberates Beebe murder charges - WOOD-TV
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PAW PAW, Mich. (WOOD) - A jury has convicted Junior Lee Beebe Jr. in the January deaths of two Van Buren County women. Beebe was found guilty Tuesday of second-degree murder in Amy Henslee's death, which carries a penalty of life in
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Truck attack victim: At least I'm alive - WOOD-TV
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The victims hit when a truck driver plowed toward a group that had been watching a fight say the driver was enraged. Brandon Rodriguez, 20, and Sammi Heiser, 17, were hurt in the Saturday morning incident
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Cops: Driver hits 2 people on purpose - WOOD-TV
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Two people were intentionally hit by a truck after a fight on Grand Rapids' northeast side, police said, then the driver left the scene. The incident happened in the 1200 block of Kelsey St. NE at around 1
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Man killed in farm accident - WOOD-TV
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LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - An 84-year-old man was found dead Friday night after a farm tractor somehow fell on top of him. Authorities said a southwestern Michigan man was killed in a tractor accident as he was pushing fallen
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Seat belts save victims in bad crash - WOOD-TV
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BYRON CENTER, Mich. (WOOD) - Kent County sheriff's investigators are crediting the use of seat belts for keeping a violent crash from becoming a tragedy. The accident happened just after 6 am Monday when a distracted driver crossed the
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Human bones found in tree's roots - WOOD-TV
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NEAR HARTFORD, Mich. (WOOD) - Human bones were found in the root system of a tree near a Van Buren County cornfield Thursday by crews harvesting fallen trees from a recent storm. The remains were discovered in an area of 65 1/2 Mile
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Mother: I lost two people in a day - WOOD-TV
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The mother of a Grand Rapids toddler who was killed by a pickup truck Monday night is remembering her son who never left her side. Marlene Rodriguez, the mother of 2-year-old Javonni Conley, spoke with 24
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Emkens family honors 'loved, beloved' - Wood TV8
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With Leon Hendrix at 5
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Fire, black smoke destroy Holland house - WOOD-TV
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HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) - A Holland woman jumped from her second story balcony to escape a fire that filled her house with smoke just before noon Sunday, and three firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion. The woman, in her 50s,
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From Grace Episcopal Church - Wood TV8
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With Leon Hendrix
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Dantzler's friend reacts to news - Wood TV8
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Interview by Leon Hendrix
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Kate's alleged kidnapper refuses family - WOOD-TV
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LUDINGTON, Mich. (WOOD) - From the Mason County Jail, Sean Phillips was willing to visit with the mother of the infant he's accused of kidnapping, but refuses to talk with his own immediate family, Ariel Courtland told 24 Hour News 8
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Home invaded; nearby homes evacuated - WOOD-TV
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A Sunday morning standoff on Grand Rapids' northeast side ended when the suspect shot and killed himself inside a home after police had surrounded it for several hours
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Leon Hendrix
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 64
    In 2012, Hendrix published an intimate biography of his brother titled Jimi Hendrix: A Brother's Story.
    More Details Hide Details It was co-written by Adam Mitchell and published by St. Martin's Press.
  • FIFTIES
  • 2006
    Age 58
    In recent years the father of six and grandfather of four has been attempting to make a living from music and art. The Leon Hendrix Band released one album in 2006, Keeper of the Flame, as well as the earlier Seattle Rain.
    More Details Hide Details Hendrix has also toured with The Magic Carpet Ride performing large venue concerts. Hendrix's wish is to keep his brother Jimi's legacy alive by dedicating his songs to Jimi when he performs.
  • 2002
    Age 54
    Over the years Leon has been involed with lawsuits with Janie Hendrix, adopted sister of Jimi Hendrix. When Hendrix's father, Al, died in 2002, his will left control of the company Experience Hendrix to Janie and her cousin, Robert Hendrix, excluding Leon.
    More Details Hide Details In a lawsuit where Leon sued to have his father's will overturned, the court ruled in 2004 that Leon "was not entitled to anything from his father's will, other than a single gold record left to him when his father died in 2002." In another case, a court ruled against HendrixLicensing.com, a company run by Leon's business partner, Andrew Pitsicalis, for trademark infringement.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1948
    Age 0
    Born on January 13, 1948.
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