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John Hammond: Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen DVD, MP4, Flash Drive

John Hammond: Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen DVD, MP4, Flash Drive
John Hammond: Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen DVD, MP4, Flash Drive
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John Hammond: From Bessie Smith To Bruce Springsteen Investigates The Life's Work Of John Henry Hammond II (December 15, 1910 July 10, 1987), American Record Producer, Civil Rights Activist, Author, Reporter And Music Critic, Responsible For The Discovery And Promotion Of The Careers Of An Extraordinary Number Of American Musical Artists, Including Bob Dylan, Bessie Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Charlie Christian, Harry James, Big Joe Turner, Sonny Terry, Big Bill Broonzy, Leonard Cohen, George Benson, Babatunde Olatunji, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Freddie Green And More -- And Was Largely Responsible For Reviving The Legacy Of Delta Blues Artist Robert Johnson, Too! -- Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! (Color, 1990, 58 Minutes.) #JohnHammond #Jazz #EarlyJazz #FolkMusic #RockMusic #Soul #Pop #RAndB #RNB #BobDylan #BruceSpringsteen #BennyGoodman #HarryJames #CharlieChristian #BillieHoliday #CountBasie #TeddyWilson #RobertJohnson #BigJoeTurner #PeteSeeger #BabatundeOlatunji #ArethaFranklin #GeorgeBenson #FreddieGreen #LeonardCohen #ArthurRussell #JimCopp #AshaPuthli #StevieRayVaughan #MikeBloomfield #RobertJohnson #WorldMusic #AmericanMusic #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive

John Hammond, American record producer, critic, and civil rights activist (December 15, 1910 July 10, 1987) was born John Henry Hammond II in New York City, the youngest child and only son of John Henry Hammond and Emily Vanderbilt Sloane of the powerful Vanderbilt and Sloane families. During his career which spanned the the 1930s to the early 1980s, his service as a talent scout, he became one of the most influential figures in 20th century popular music. Hammond was instrumental in sparking or furthering numerous musical careers, including those of Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Charlie Christian, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Teddy Wilson, Big Joe Turner, Pete Seeger, Babatunde Olatunji, Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Freddie Green, Leonard Cohen, Arthur Russell, Jim Copp, Asha Puthli, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Mike Bloomfield. He is also largely responsible for the revival of delta blues artist Robert Johnson's music.