1895 – Born on this day, Laurens Hammond, inventor of the Hammond organ

Keith Emerson Thrashes a Hammond B3

1895 – Born on this day, Laurens Hammond, inventor of the Hammond organ. The sound of the Hammond was used by many rock artists including; Procol Harum, Keith Emerson, Led Zeppelin, The Allman Brothers and The Faces. Hammond died on 3rd July 1973.

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