In an interview with Music Radar, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Josh Klinghoffer is asked if the band can play their song Puncture live, to which he replies: "Yeah, yeah. We got bold and opened with it when we played a couple of years ago. It's a lot of fun. Clint fills up a lot of space on the guitar live, but there's a lot of Hammond B-3 in there and a few other keyboard things. Every time we do it, it's different. I can't wait to play live again, and hopefully do more than one show in a week."more
In this video, Jon Lord talks about his Hammond B3. These are the most common drawbar settings (for "the beast" sound): - The first four (lower) drawbars near maximum or maximum - The last two (higher) drawbars on 1, 2 or 3, depending on the amplification and acoustics of the environment. - Al the other 3 middle drawbars on minimum or mute. It would be something like (in values): 888800022more
In 1971, Ray acquires a Hammond B3 Portable Organ (a Bill Beer "chop") for use on the Post-Morrison tours. He can be seen playing it during the band's appearances on Beat-Club and The Old Grey Whistle Test. It becomes his main touring instrument along with the Fender Rhodes Electric Piano through 1972.more
Mike has two Hammond's. A 1966 Hammond B3 with a Leslie 147 and a 1956 Hammond B3 with a Leslie 122.
"With the Shakes, I have a pretty sweet right now. They recently bought a road-worthy B3 that has folding legs and fits into a road case. So I usually have that and a Rhodes and the Nord Electro. The Electro i normally use for just piano sounds unless the Rhodes is having issues, which happens from time to time."more