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Another Beat Drops: Mitch Mitchell Dead at 61

Mitch Mitchell, the drummer with the Jimi Hendrix Experience, passed away  Wednesday, November 13 in Portland, Oregon.  Mitchell, along with The Who’s Keith Moon and Cream‘s Ginger Baker changed the role of the rock and roll drummer from a four on the floor dance beat keeper, to a polyrhythmic dervish that pushed the music into…