The transition from Eric Clapton to Jeff Beck sent the Yardbirds hurtling from classicism to the very edge of experimentalism in the blink of an eye.
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Eric Clapton presents himself for the first time not as guitar god, but as bone-deep soul singer.
In the aftermath of Jack Bruce’s long-awaited reunion with Cream, some people bitched. All I remember was watching in wonder.
Legend says Clapton split over “For Your Love.” But there was more to it.
A searing rebuke, performed with bristling force on a gut-string guitar.
The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.
“All I could do was admire it from afar,” he admits, “and long for something similar.”
Clapton, Beck and then Page played lead with the Yardbirds between 1963-68.
Ben King shares more than a spot in the guitar chair with Beck, Clapton and Page.
There was always a stillness at the center of J.J. Cale’s work, and Clapton captures it once more.