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John Hammond

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John Hammond: Folk And Blues Friends

Profile and Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 1 May 1965

"DYLAN — WELL, let's say he gave me confidence when I needed it most." The speaker was John Hammond, 22 years old blues singer from ...

John Hammond: I'm Satisfied

Review by Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone, 22 June 1972

THE QUESTION OF whether a white man can sing the deltoid blues has long been answered by John Hammond in the only way possible: that ...

Allman Brothers, Edgar Winter Group, Mahavishnu Orchestra et al : Rock & Roll Nine, Hollywood FLA

Live Review by Jim Esposito, Rock, 26 February 1973

ALMOST EVERYTHING about Rock & Roll Nine was good in some ways and bad in others. Celebrated on an isolated raceway in the swampy boondocks ...

John Hammond: Singin' The Blues

Interview by Jim Esposito, The Gainesville Sun, 13 October 1974

JOHN HAMMOND is sitting on a black wooden box hunched over his guitar, which is balanced on a two-by-four suspended between two wooden chairs in ...

John Hammond and his Wicked Grin Band: The Borderline, London, 27th April

Live Review by Tim Clifford, Rock's Backpages, May 2002

BY INJECTING a dose of blues into a collection of Tom Waits tunes, John Hammond created his most satisfying and critically acclaimed album in years, ...

John Hammond

Profile and Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, November 2007

TOM WAITS owes it all to his wife, Kathleen Brennan. The one-time raggedy man and barfly, a sartorial amalgam of Frank Sinatra's Capitol covers, Be-Bop ...


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