From left to right: Jesuit priest Father George Giarchi, MM reader Penny Yates, Jimi Hendrix, and host Jimmy Savile.

London, "Europa Hotel" GROSVENOR SQUARE, LONDON, W1K 6JP - Jimi Hendrix received the “World’s Best Musician” award at the Melody Maker Pop Awards at the Europa Hotel in London, in September 1967. He was presented the award by Jimmy Saville at the ceremony.

Also present: Simon Dee, Procol Harum, Stevie Winwood and Jim Capaldi of Traffic, Cat Stevens, and Lulu.