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A type of electronic organ.
- ‘Songs here are lush with bongo breaks, Hammond organs, brass hits, sparse cuts of old school rap and the recycled wails of some painfully soulful women.’
- ‘They take centre stage among a small eclectic ensemble of instruments, including two Hammond organs, electrically amplified violin and vibraphones.’
- ‘A Hammond organ, an eerie guitar run, Simonellli's voice, never rise beyond a tired moan as the car catapults ‘the body into a panorama of ancient trees and Van Gogh yellows’.’
- ‘Instead, there was a Hammond organ, Mellotron, Fender Rhodes and Barbieri's collection of analog synths, which includes a Prophet 5 and a Roland System 700.’
- ‘Acoustic guitar, piano, harmonica, Hammond organ all flow in and out of the mix, the melodies are slow burning, the musicianship expert.’
1930s: named after Laurens Hammond (1895–1973), American mechanical engineer.
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