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Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page were an embarrassment of riches for the Yardbirds: ‘There wasn’t very much space’

Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page were an embarrassment of riches for the Yardbirds: ‘There wasn’t very much space’

Everything would change when the Yardbirds tenures of Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page overlapped in 1966.

‘That’s where we differed': Jim McCarty explains why Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck left the Yardbirds

‘That’s where we differed': Jim McCarty explains why Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck left the Yardbirds

Legend says Clapton split over “For Your Love.” But there was more to it.

‘A very haunting guitar run down': How ‘Dazed and Confused’ came to be a Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin staple

‘A very haunting guitar run down': How ‘Dazed and Confused’ came to be a Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin staple

A late-1960s opening act changed everything for two of rock’s signature bands.

‘Time to shift and focus that way': Jimmy Page says break between solo projects has been beneficial

‘Time to shift and focus that way': Jimmy Page says break between solo projects has been beneficial

Jimmy Page’s first, and last, proper solo album was 1988’s ‘Outrider.’

‘There was a freedom in it': Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page on the wonder and power of John Bonham

‘There was a freedom in it': Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page on the wonder and power of John Bonham

He says Led Zeppelin gave Bonham “the vehicle to play the way he really wanted.”

Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ greatest guitarist – Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page?

Jim McCarty on the Yardbirds’ greatest guitarist – Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page?

Clapton, Beck and then Page played lead with the Yardbirds between 1963-68.

‘Lo and behold, there it was': Happenstance played role in upcoming Led Zeppelin reissue

‘Lo and behold, there it was': Happenstance played role in upcoming Led Zeppelin reissue

As Jimmy Page went through Led Zeppelin’s archival material, he discovered a problem.

‘Last night was really moving': Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page goes off script at Berklee commencement

‘Last night was really moving': Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page goes off script at Berklee commencement

He was on hand to inspire a generation of graduates. Instead, it was the other way around.

‘I’ve got lots of material': Jimmy Page returns to solo career after Led Zeppelin reissues

‘I’ve got lots of material': Jimmy Page returns to solo career after Led Zeppelin reissues

The guitarist has been rather stingy with solo product since his old band split up.

‘He knew exactly what he wanted': Intimidating moments in the studio with Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page

When Mike Fraser took on the rare position of producing a Jimmy Page record, he’d already collaborated with big stars like AC/DC (1990’s The Razor’s Edge), Bryan Adams (1984’s huge hit Reckless) and Aerosmith (on their late-1980s albums Permanent Vacation and Pump.