John Paul Hammond

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Birthday
13, 1942
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Critically-acclaimed blues singer and guitarist who was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He began playing guitar during his high school years and attended Antioch College only to drop out after one year to pursue his dream of playing music.

Trivia

He became longtime friends with underground music legend Tom Waits.

Family Life

His father is the record producer John H. Hammond.

Associated With

In the 1960s he played at The Gaslight Cafe in New York City for five days with a band that included Jimi Hendrix.