Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The History of The Leslie Speaker

If you love the Hammond organ as I do, then you're probably a Leslie speaker lover as well. The venerable rotating speaker system has been with us from even before the Hammond, and has taken on a life of its own when used by guitar players, electric violinists, and experimental musicians everywhere.

Here's a great short video on the history of the Leslie.



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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I have been wanting to get one of these for a while. So many of the effects on classic 60's records were made using a Leslie cabinet, but I rarely see it mentioned. Hendrix, Page, The Beatles...

Jef Knight said...

Thanks for the great vid!

Cheers

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