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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 ...

Neil Young, John Hammond Jr.: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 1 February 1971

Neil Young Great As A Solo ...

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 ...

Hot Tuna, Black Kangeroo, John Hammond: Academy of Music, New York NY

Live Review by Dan Nooger, The Village Voice, 2 November 1972

SATURDAY WAS white blues night at the Academy of Music. But the evening really began with a semi-frenzied escape from Captain Beefheart's disappointingly dull and ...

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 Jr. and Tom Waits: Folk-Blues — Two Times And Places

Profile by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 30 May 1973

POPULAR MUSIC generations are particularly short in recent years — styles change, young artists establish new norms, a huge maturing audience sets new standards twice ...

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: The Long Road Leads Back To L.A.

Profile by Bill Wasserzieher, Southland Blues, May 1994

"If John Hammond put the same intensity that he puts into his guitar into something like, say, levitating, I suspect we'd all be looking up ...

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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