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The Hammond Organ Story- Biography of Laurens Hammond

Hammond Organ Club of the Netherlands

Michael Cull has come out of retirement to present an online virtual reality organ concert on the Hammond A-100- Many great old numbers on the Hammond

Ethel Smith: Weird Organ Lady or Mondo Organista?

Leslie Speakers and Hammond Organs RUMORS, MYTHS, FACTS AND LORE Researched and compiled by Harvey Olsen

Nestor Astorga's X-66 Webpage

1946 Hammond Sales Brochure

Hammond X-66 Home Page

'Uncle Harvey's guide to Leslie pin-outs' - Lots of Schematics and Hammond Info

Some Pictures of the Hammond Novachord



See this Hammond C-3G model, originally sold to the Army in Turkey in the 1950's

Keyboards of the C-3G. There is a small speaker and internal monitor in the C-3G

Hammond X-66 Lovers- see the Paco de la Rosa X-66 page


Laurens Hammond at the Model A

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Can you Identify this Hammond played by Robin Richmond?
The picture of Robin Richmond is of a UK modified Hammond done by the then UK importers Boosey and Hawkes these were sold as "La-Fleur" so as not to lower the tone of Hammond in the classic market at the time!
--- Thanks to-micky1@home.net


HAMMOND ORGAN ADDITIVE SYNTHESIS - A NEW METHOD of drawbar calculations by Paul Schnellbecher

Tim Wick's Hammond Drawbar WaveShape Simulator

Crazy Jan's Home Page from Germany

Hammond Organ Historical Society International


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I could not find anything negative and I could hear the B-3
playing while reading the book - jfrancis@tbaytel.net (Canada)

I hate to be the one that said I told you so, but this book is the real thing.
It is the Hammond/Leslie bible - garyc@cyburban.com (New York)



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Kickin' The 3: The Best Of Organ Trio Jazz -- Mcgriff, et al; Audio CD
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Visit the Scott Hawthorn, aka "Scott the Organ Freak" Home Page -
Contains never-before-heard private tapes of Groove Holmes and Jack McDuff

Joost Visser's Dutch Hammond Organ Site

Much Ado About Drawbars by Janet Dowsett,Organ Times Article Dec/Jan/98

Rules for Collecting/Restoring Hammonds

The Hammond XB-2 Technical Information Exchange
Updated Jan 1998 by Dave Fisher ~ jazzizjazz@geocities.com



Here is an interesting Hammond....An Aeolean/Hammond Player Organ.


Do you have an interesting Hammond? We would love to end up with a picture of every model of Hammond online. If you have a picture of yours, send it in!


How about a genuine factory Hammond that weighs only 4 lbs?


Looky Looky Here! What We Found on Amazon.com

A Must Have video in any Hammond Collection!!!

Bathing Beauty
, 1944, Red Skelton , Esther Williams , and Ethel Smith . Ethel plays the Hammond a couple of times in this one. Including Tico Tico.


The Hammond Colonnade


And here is a classic G-100 Hammond Church Organ


Also Found on Amazon.Com


Ed Wood
, 1994 Starring: Johnny Depp. A party scene features Korla Pandit, of all people, playing the Hammond, just like he did on TV in the fifties, when the film was set.

Here is a Hammond Wall Clock from days of old.
Courtesy of B3Organs@aol.com


The KRLD Radio, Dallas, Texas Studio Hammond 1939 model Hammond A/V. It was the studio organ for KRLD radio in Dallas Tx. In the 40s. Really growls. By the way, serial number on my A/V is 985. Data plate also mentions manufactured by the Hammond Clock Co for experimental purposes only. -HAMMONDEGG@aol.com

Pages from the Past

Some pages scanned from an old Hammond Organ Catalog. Pages scanned by and courtesy of Dave Bradley

The Cover
About Hammond
Hammond- The Standard of Comparison
Drawbar and Tonewheel System
Other Reasons to buy a Hammond
The L-100 Series
Other L Models
The M-100 Series
Other M Models
The A-100 Series
Other A Models
A C-3 to Lust After
A B-3 to Lust After
D-100 and RT-3
Tone Cabinets and Reverb
The Hammond Chord Organ S-100
Decorating Tips
Hammonds are Everywhere
The Hammond Grand 100
Music's Most Glorious Voice

1964 Article in Hammond Times by Jimmy Smith About the Hammond

Vintage Organs:


Jan Bietzig of Essen Germany sent these pictures of his Hammonds:

Jan's C3


Jan's M100


Then, these shots are by John Ledwon of an A and a BC console-notice the lone white drawbar on the far right side above the stop/run switches. This controlled mixing of the two tone generators.

More Pictures -- some bum playing a Hammond CV:

The CV Console

Some Joe Playing the CV

The CV keyboards straight on

A Model C-2 in Ebony

Model 146116 Hammond

paul_schimmel@hotmail.com sent this one of his T-500 Hammond

pkinsman@ozfm.com sent this one of his RT-2 This RT-2 started life in a radio station in 1953 and came to him in the 1990's. Came complete with a VT122.

Great Closeup Photo of an RT-2 Hammond

Here are some pictures of Mike Sweeney's Hammond F-100. He received it in 1966 but it had been in a chapel for some time. This is all that is known about it .

Front of the Hammond F-100
BackFront of the Hammond F-100
Name Plate of the Hammond F-100

Other Hammond Places

Vintage Hammond Hire of Scotland
Determine your Hammond's Age with this handy information
Useful Tidbits related to the Hammond: Hammond Organ Information by Bruce Wahler
here are some other great HAMMOND pix on J-P Palmulaakso's Home Page Hammond-Leslie FAQ
HAMMOND PAGE! Hammond Organ Lovers Links from the Theatre Organ Page
Goff Proffessional - For all you Hammond Needs
Maryland Organ Service - Hammond Parts
Cool Hammond Page - by J-P Palmullaakso
Olaf's Hammond Page
Chopped Leslie
Dream of Owning a B-3 Fulfilled
Hammond Forum Mailing List
Hammond Technical Mailing List Archives and Subscription Information One of the Best Technical lists on the net.
The BTOC (B-3 Organ Company) Home Page

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