Billy Larkin & The Delegates
Portland, Oregon
1963 - 1966


Mel Brown ~ Drums
Billy Larkin ~ Hammond B3
Hank Swarn ~ Guitar

Released "Pigmy Part 1"  and "Pigmy Part 2" in 1964

Billy Larkin is a Hammond B3 God second only to Jimmy, and actually more interesting.   I have worn out two vinyl recordings of this band and am looking for more.  When I grow up I want to be Billy Larkin.

I can tell that Santana’s original organist is a Billy Larkin fan by his style and musical references to Billy.  Shazam, can you funkify?

If I ever was going to show up at someone’s door and say teach me it would be B3 Billy Larkin.

Bob Brown, Keyboard for the Centaurs

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Last Update:   21 December 2011
Credits: Chris Wolfe, Robert Brown
Band # 748