What does Voodoo Child (Slight Return) mean?

Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child (Slight Return) Meaning

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Song Released: 1970

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  1. anonymous
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    May 28th 2021 !⃝

    A mother dies so a child can be born.
    The child in a way caused his mothers death.
    Voodoo chile
    ( chile is urban slang for child )

  2. anonymous
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    Feb 14th 2016 !⃝

    on the day i was born the moon turned into fire red
    the moon turns into fire red = a lunar eclipse

    i presume Jimi wanted to express that he felt like born under a bad sign

  3. anonymous
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    Oct 20th 2013 !⃝

    Identifying with one's creative energies over the physical and transient existence of the body (or the world), a realization of the spirit as immortal, and the "hero-martyr" who passes on his energies to the next generation by dying at the peak of his life. Hendrix was no light-weight.

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