Talk:John P. Hammond

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Expand This Article[edit]

John Hammond is a very talented and diverse musician. I'd like to see this page expanded. For starters, I've added some information on his collaborations with other artists. --buck 22:04, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 22:09, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Fair Use Photo[edit]

I added a photo of Steve Freund that is CC-BY-SA in accordance with the Wikipedia requirements. There shouldn't be a need for another photo for some time, at the slow rate this article is growing, but if there is a need, feel free to ask me to provide more photos. --Leahtwosaints (talk) 19:26, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

The Vanderbilts[edit]

A previous editor rightfully removed "super" from "super wealthy famed Vanderbilt family" but also should have removed "famed", since the usage is awkward. So I looked up the article on Cornelius Vanderbilt, which described the family as "prominent". Then I looked up the citation to confirm that Hammond was a descendant of William Henry Vanderbilt. He was, but as the source also noted, William was the eldest son of the more notable Cornelius, the family's founder. So I substituted Cornelius for William, indicated who he was, changed "wealthy famed" to prominent and changed the url to display a preview that links to the supportive text. Allreet (talk) 05:10, 25 November 2011 (UTC)

Marriages[edit]

This was added in the Marriages section; I've moved it here for discussion and sourcing.

The information above appears incomplete. Based on longstanding personal knowledge, Hammond was married sometime during the seventies to Peggy Hammond, and has a lovely daughter from that marriage, Amy. I am far to lazy to find a citation for this, but trust me, it is true. Perhaps a more motivated wiki enthusiast can find the correct citation. ~RR~

This might be a tough one to find a source for. Best to leave it out until some published article about it is found. --Lexein (talk) 18:49, 30 March 2012 (UTC)