Noel Redding – 25 December 1945 – 11 May 2003
As the original Bass player with The Jimi Hendrix Experience Noel Redding’s contribution to rock ‘n’ roll will echo throughout musical history. As a member of this band Noel helped redefine the face of music and popular culture, helping the Jimi Hendrix Experience to become one of the most recognisable and influential bands of all time!
For the last 27 years of his life Noel Lived in West Cork & played regularly throughout Clonakilty, becoming as closely associated with the town as Clonakilty Black Pudding or Inchydoney Beach. Throughout his life time and still to this day, tens of 1000’s of tourists visit the area to pay homage to him and his career.
Today Noel’s musical legacy lives on in Clonakilty via the music Festivals, recording studios, touring musicians he taught and thriving music scene that West cork is famous for throughout the world.