Critically-acclaimed blues singer and guitarist who was simply inducted in to the Blues Hall of Popularity. He started playing acoustic guitar during his senior high school years and went to Antioch College and then drop out after twelve months to pursue his imagine playing music. He became longtime close friends with underground music tale Tom Waits. His dad may be the record maker John H. Hammond. In the 1960s he performed in the Gaslight Cafe in NEW YORK for five times with a music group that included Jimi Hendrix.