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'Hear My Train A Comin'' doc examines Jimi Hendrix's shy off-stage persona

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There have been a number of documentaries about Jimi Hendrix's career, but a new PBS film looks back at his early life, and reveals a Hendrix that could be as shy offstage as he was flamboyant in front of a crowd.

Host Alex Cohen talks to the director, Bob Smeaton, and Jimi's sister Janie Hendrix about the rock star's upbringing and offstage persona.

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