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Off Topic Post Office #2966536
01/03/19 03:29 PM
01/03/19 03:29 PM
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Jackson, Michigan
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I read that out in Washington state they named a post office building the James Marshall Hendrix (SP?) in honor of Jimi. Kinda cool but back in the day the oldtimers that name buildings would not have done this. Jim

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Re: Off Topic Post Office [Re: jimmac] #2966543
01/03/19 03:54 PM
01/03/19 03:54 PM
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no longer lexington, Kenfunky,...
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Here's confirmation
https://www.guitarworld.com/news/seattle-area-post-office-renamed-in-honor-of-jimi-hendrix
BONUS---link includes a JH vid clip ! rawk ]

As for the context jimmac
(hey---ain't you Paul McArtley's dad ? grin )
cites, one wonders if the Exp Hendrix estate hadda pay for that honor (kinda like the Hollywood Walk of Fame dealio)
but also
K-Thank Goodness times is changing !


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Re: Off Topic Post Office [Re: d / halfnote] #2967163
01/06/19 09:42 AM
01/06/19 09:42 AM
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Lincoln Park, MI, UNITED STATE...
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Yep. So maybe someday there WILL be an actual college fraternity called "Phi Zappa Krappa"! laugh

I just wish I was able to find an image of that old poster and POST it! wink
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