Dr Bannister continued: “But there was not a breath.
“His oesophagus was full of wine. There was wine everywhere.”
The young doctor at the time – now 78 years old, recalled how lifeless the guitar legend had been when he arrived.
“He’d obviously been dead for at least half an hour,” he said.
Dr Bannister also went on to detail Hendrix’s girlfriend at the time, Dannemann.