Awesome! No wonder so many legendary guitarists played BEHIND this guy, backing him up…Robbie Robertson, Duane Allman, and of course, Jimi Hendrix, among others!!
John Paul Hammond (born November 13, 1942, New York City) is an American blues singer and guitarist. The son of record producer John H. Hammond, he is sometimes referred to as John Hammond, Jr..
Hammond usually plays acoustically, choosing National Reso-Phonic Guitars, and sings in a barrelhouse style. Since 1962, when he made his debut on Vanguard Records, he has made thirty-four albums. In the 1990s he began recording on the Point Blank Records label. Hammond has earned one Grammy Award and been nominated for four others. He also provided the soundtrack for the 1970 film Little Big Man, starring Dustin Hoffman.