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The Hohner Pianet electric keyboard was responsible for some of the “classic sounds” of popular music during the 1960’s. Used by groups such as The Zombies on their hit “She’s Not There”, The Beatles during their Help era, Herman’s Hermits and The Small Faces, the Pianet was also unique from other keyboards in the way it made sounds.
The Pianet used a series of vibrating metal reeds amplified by a pick-up to give it its unique sound. The reeds were “plucked” by a sticky pad attached to the end ...
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