A news bulletin out of London on September 18, 1970 shocks the rock and roll music world. Jimi Hendrix according to the police had died from a drug overdose. They say he took nine sleeping pills and died of suffocation through vomit. The corners report gave an open verdict on the death from sleeping pills and that there was no evidence of drug addiction.

Take a look at this video of Eric Clapton talking about the death of his friend.