Hammond B-3 organ owned by James Brown

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A Hammond B-3 electric organ. The organ is covered in black vinyl and trimmed with silver roping. Stitched on the back of the organ in red vinyl and brass colored metal rivets is "God ~ father." The organ has two keyboards with both preset and manual keys, a folding top and a single foot pedal. Electrical outlets are on the back of the organ at its base.
Topic
African American
Funk (Music)
Soul (Music)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Manufactured by
Hammond Suzuki USA, Inc., American, founded 1934
Trek II Products, Inc., American
Owned by
James Brown, American, 1933 - 2006
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
vinyl, wood, metal
Dimensions
H x W: 40 x 50 x 30 in. (101.6 x 127 x 76.2 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Musical Instruments
Place made
Illinois, United States, North and Central America
1968
Type
electronic organs
musical instruments
Object number
2008.7.1.1abc