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Jeff Beck – Loud Hailer (2016)

Jeff Beck – Loud Hailer (2016)

Jeff Beck’s confident, virtuoso ‘Loud Hailer’ showcases a veteran performer who’s lost not a jot of cutting edge, provocative style as time passes.

Roger Waters created his solo masterwork with focused, trenchant Amused to Death

Roger Waters created his solo masterwork with focused, trenchant Amused to Death

‘Amused to Death,’ released on September 1, 1992, found Roger Waters returning to a tried-and-true formula. The result was his best solo album.

Jeff Beck’s Yardbirds tenure was brief, but influential: ‘Highly strung and unpredictable’

Jeff Beck’s Yardbirds tenure was brief, but influential: ‘Highly strung and unpredictable’

The Yardbirds ‘Roger the Engineer,’ released on July 15, 1966, led to a disastrous tour that ended the Jeff Beck era. Jim McCarty tells us what happened.

Jeff Beck + Rod Stewart, “People Get Ready” from Flash (1985): One Track Mind

Jeff Beck + Rod Stewart, “People Get Ready” from Flash (1985): One Track Mind

Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart equalled the emotional directness of their initial collaborations with “People Get Ready,” released on ‘Flash’ in July 1985.

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): Rolling Stones, John Oates, Yes + others

This Mid-Year Best of 2015 list also includes Emerson Lake and Palmer, Gov’t Mule, Jeff Beck, Lead Belly, the Knack and the Staple Singers.

Steve Cropper still can’t get over producing Jeff Beck: ‘How is he doing that?’

Steve Cropper still can’t get over producing Jeff Beck: ‘How is he doing that?’

As Steve Cropper watched Jeff Beck at work on 1972’s ‘Jeff Beck Group,’ he’d focus on his hands and think: “You can’t get that there.” Then, Beck would.

Jeff Beck, “Tribal” from Jeff Beck Live+ (2015): One Track Mind

Jeff Beck, “Tribal” from Jeff Beck Live+ (2015): One Track Mind

These are the same horizons where Jeff Beck once roamed with the Yardbirds, amped up for a new generation.

Jeff Beck, “Going Down” from Live+ (2015): One Track Mind

Jeff Beck, “Going Down” from Live+ (2015): One Track Mind

Jeff Beck returns to one of the best songs from 1972’s ‘Jeff Beck Group’ album, and ups the ante for an forthcoming concert release ‘Jeff Beck Live+.’

Which Yardbirds guitarist was better? Ritchie Blackmore decides: ‘He doesn’t have many ideas’

Which Yardbirds guitarist was better? Ritchie Blackmore decides: ‘He doesn’t have many ideas’

The Yardbirds once boasted two legends in Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Ritchie Blackmore, of Deep Purple and Rainbow, put their talents in perspective.

Jim McCarty breaks down the Yardbirds’ distinctive, guitar-led eras: ‘It was wonderful, inspirational’

Jim McCarty breaks down the Yardbirds’ distinctive, guitar-led eras: ‘It was wonderful, inspirational’

As the Yardbirds’ guitarists have changed, so has the band itself – perhaps, most famously, when Eric Clapton was succeeded by Jeff Beck.

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