love some Rory, have most all he ever did
the quote thing is pure urban legend though. In fact the same alleged quote from Hendrix on a talk show has been applied to several guitarists, most prominently Phil Keaggy. He did give Billy Gibbons some love on the Dick Cavett show but nothing like he's the greatest.
Here's a few hours of him at Montreux in different years- Montreux 1 Montreux 2