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The Hammond Organ vs. Leslie Speaker Corporate Feud History

The Hammond Organ vs. Leslie Speaker Corporate Feud History
While it has been supplanted by electronic keyboards the past three decades: the Hammond B-3 electro-mechanical organ changed popular music in the 20th Century. Its counterpart was the Leslie rotating speaker - which brought-out the sound of this instrument like no other. Yet, because the Leslie came from a rival manufacturer, what should have been a "beautiful friendship" became, instead ...... a corporate feud of the first magnitude.
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