Hendrix Book Sparks Legal Spat

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JIMI HENDRIX is at the centre of a legal battle - despite having died 35 years ago (70).

The PURPLE HAZE star's former manager EDWARD CHALPIN insists he has been libelled in a new book about the rocker, titled JIMI HENDRIX: THE MAN, THE MAGIC, THE TRUTH and written by SHARON LAWRENCE.

Chalpin, who shared a stormy relationship with Hendrix, is suing publishers MACMILLAN for $180,000 (GBP100,000) in damages and is appealing for an injunction against repetition of the claims.

23/06/2005 09:26

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