The Hammond Organ by : Scott Faragher
This book includes everything from various models from the original 1935 Model A tube/tone wheel organs; to the solid-state (transistor) era; to the current digital age; with production dates and photos for each. The book also provides a complete history of the Hammond tone cabinets; as well as the famous Leslie speaker; from the first models through the present; with photos and technical data for each. Scott Faragher's account of the demise of the original company; its limbo; and its rebirth is supplemented by many observations from former and current employees of both the original and the new companies. Also included is a comprehensive buyers' guide telling where to find and buy a vintage organ; what to look for; which models to avoid; and what to pay; as well as important technical tips.
More than 200 artists in all fields who recorded using the Hammond organ are profiled; with pertinent discographies and photos. Among the many world-famous organists who have contributed to this book through interviews and observations are James Brown; Brian Auger; Goldy McJohn (Steppenwolf); Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night); Richard “Groove” Holmes; Joey DeFrancesco; Steve Winwood (Spencer Davis Group; Traffic); Gregg Rolie (Santana); Rev. Charles Hodges (Al Green); Lenny Dee; Rod Argent (The Zombies; Argent) Greg Hatza; Hank Marr; Gene Ludwig; Melvin Rhyne (The Wes Montgomery Trio); Al Kooper (Blues Project; Blood; Sweat & Tears; Bob Dylan); Carlton Lattimore (Joey Dee and the Starliters).
. . . . Sample Audio & etc. . . .
Video : Book Trailer
Page Four Page Three Page Two Page One Cover
| Media ||Softcover|
| Length x Width x Height||11 x 8.5 x 0.882 inches |
| Shipping Weight||3.12 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL333245|
| ISBN ||1458402878|
| EAN ||9781458402875|
| 1st Publication Date||11/2011|
Below are Related Products that you may be interested in.