David 'Noel' Redding

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Born: Dec 25, 1945 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Guitarist, Musicians


1945 - David 'Noel' Redding, born on the 25th of December in Folkestone, England. He was a rock & roll guitarist best known as the bassist for The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

1962 - At 17 years old he turned professional and toured in Scotland and Germany with Neil Landon and the Burnettes.

1966 - He was selected by Chas Chandler to join Hendrix's band.

1972 - Moved to Ireland and formed the Noel Redding Band (aka The Clonakilty Cowboys).

1974 - He was forced to sign away his royalties and later had to sell the bass guitar he used during that time.

1993 - Recorded and toured sporadically through the years, occasionally doing session work on other artists' albums. He performed with the rock band Phish.

2003 - He died at his home in Ireland at the age of 57 on the 11th of May. In the local of village of Ardfield, local people have erected a plaque to his memory.

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