R.I.P. Jeff Beck - the legendary guitarist in The Yardbirds, The Jeff Group and solo died last Wed/ Jan 10th, at age 78. Additional discographical, biographical information was added by Lawrence Azrin; check out the links at your leisure
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Jeff Beck [Jimi Hendrix] [With Na- ra da Michael Walden and Rhonda Smith*]
Little Wing [LIVE - Originally record- ed by Jimi Hendrix, Dec 1967]
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78 / This song is ranked #188 on he Rolling Stone list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time". / * Walden - vocals, guitar and Smith - bass / Click on the Link above, left, to see this performance.
The Yardbirds [featuring both Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on guitar]
Stroll On [a rewrite of Tiny Bradshaw's "Train Kept A-Rollin']
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78 / The Yardbirds performed in Michelangelo Antonioni's late 1966 film "Blowup". Allegedly, he wanted the Who first, but they couldn't reach a deal with The Who's management. Then they approached The Velvet Underground, but the cost of shipping their equipment to Elstree Studios in England from the US was considerable. Supposedly, the group Tomorrow was also considered. / Click on the Link above, left, to read an article about this subject.
His band, "The Savages", included at various times Jimmy Page, Ritchie Blackmore, Jeff Beck, Noel Redding, Jon Lord, Matthew Fisher, Ian Hunter, and Nicky Hopkins. Too bad that he really couldn't sing. // He was the founder, leader of the "Official Monster Raving Loony Party" from 1983 to 1999, during which time he lost a record 39 Parliamentary elections from 1963 to 1997. // Click on the Link above, left to view an early video he made for this song, at a time when hardly any musical acts recorded these sort of videos. /// * - Beck's earliest recoding?
.Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78. This song also referred to as 'Barabajagal (Love Is Hot)', and also 'Goo Goo Barabajagal (Love Is Hot)'. / * - but not Rod Stewart, as the backing vocals were done by Madeline Bell, Lesley Duncan and Suzi Quatro.
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78. // * - I NEVER thought that I'd see the words "American Idol" on a Rick Roth playlist. BUT, you Never Know what'll hear in a RR show ... - Larry Azrin
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78. /This was not released until ten months after the recording. // PERSONNEL: Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page - guitar / Nicky Hopkins - piano / Keith Moon - drums / John Paul Jones - bass // "Classic Rock" magazine ranked the album "Truth" eighth on its list of the 30 greatest British blues rock albums
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78. / * - The song had grown out of a jam session between Beck and Wonder, with Beck introducing Wonder to the song's opening drum part. In return for Beck's work on "Talking Book", Wonder had given the song to Beck to record and release as his own single. Hwever delays in the release of this album meant that Wonder's version was released first.
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78. / * This album was not released to the general public until 2006, although it was available exclusively through Sony Music's online store in 2004. // Click on Link above, to view the CD
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78. He hired George Martin to produce after hearing his work with the Mahavishnu Orchestra's 1974 album Apocalypse, and also brought back keyboardist Max Middleton from the second "Jeff Beck Group
... Taking a break from the Jeff Beck spotlight, THIS NEXT SET is for the death of JEFF BLACKBURN - he died Jan 6th, at age 77:
Jeff Blackburn died Jan 6th, at age 77. He started out in the folkie male/ female duo "Blackburn & Snow" (Sherry Snow). He was in the Ducks with Neil Young, Bob Mosley (Moby Grape,) and John Craviotto (drummer). // This album is a compilation of soundboard recordings with the likely venues being 'The Catalyst' and 'The Crossroads'.
Jeff Blackburn died Jan 6th, at age 77. He started out in the folkie male/ female duo "Blackburn & Snow" (Sherry Snow). / * - actually David Crosby / * - Full title: 'Sounds Of The Sixties San Francisco - Part 1'
Jeff Blackburn died Jan 6th, at age 77. He started out in the folkie male/ female duo "Blackburn & Snow" (Sherry Snow). // ORIGIN of this song: Young's collaborations with Devo and, in particular, Mark Mothersbaugh. 1977, Devo had been asked by Young to participate in the creation of his film, "Human Highway", and a scene in the film shows Young playing the song in its entirety with Devo (with Mothersbaugh changing a lyric about "Johnny Rotten" to "Johnny Spud").
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78 / "Classic Rock" magazine ranked the album "Truth" eighth on its list of the 30 greatest British blues rock albums // * - Led Zeppelin recorded it shortly after, on their debut album from Jan 1969; Beck subsequently said he was unhappy about Led Zeppelin copying his arrangement.
Jeff Beck died last Wednesday, Jan 10th, at age 78. // They first recorded this with an Indian sitar player performing the distinctive instrumental figures. However, they were dissatisfied with the results, so Beck played it on electric guitar to emulate the sitar. Music writers have identified Beck's contribution as introducing Indian-influenced guitar stylings to rock music - one of the earliest examples of what became known as "raga rock". Beck's use of a fuzz box has also been cited as perhaps the first significant use of the effect.
Jeff Beck [Curtis Mayfield] [Featuring Rod Stewart]