The Yardbirds were an English rock band that emerged in London’s R&B–beat boom and released twelve 1964–68 singles. Their sonic innovations include harpsichord riffing (“For Your Love”), sitar-guitar tones (“Heart Full of Soul”), and explosive reverb (“Happenings Ten Years Time Ago”). They launched the careers of three guitar legends: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy […]

Stanley Clarke – Journey to Love (1975)

Journey to Love is the third album by American jazz-rock bassist Stanley Clarke, released in 1975 on Nemperor. Tracklist: A1. “Silly Putty” (4:40) A2. “Journey to Love” (4:54) A3. “Hello Jeff” (5:16) A4. “Song to John (Part 1) (Dedicated to John Coltrane)” (4:20) B1. “Song to John (Part 2) (Dedicated to John Coltrane)” (6:05) B2. “Concerto […]

Narada Michael Walden – Garden of Love Light (1976)

Garden of Love Light is the debut solo album by jazz-funk/soul musician Narada Michael Walden, released in 1976 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “White Night” (4:57) A2. “Garden of Love Light” (4:55) A3. “Delightful” (4:51) A4. “First Love” (5:52) B1. “Meditation” (1:38) B2. “The Sun Is Dancing” (9:29 — 3:47–6:20) B3. “You Got the Soul” (3:22) […]

Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck (1944–2023) was an English rock guitarist who emerged as the lead soloist in the Yardbirds during the mid-1960s. In 1968, he formed the first edition of the Jeff Beck Group with vocalist Rod Stewart and bassist Ron Wood, releasing two albums on Columbia in 1968 and 1969. In 1971, Beck formed a second […]

Jeff Beck ‎– Blow by Blow (1975)

Blow by Blow is a solo album by English guitarist Jeff Beck, produced by George Martin and released in 1975 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “You Know What I Mean” (4:02) A2. “She’s a Woman” (4:28) A3. “Constipated Duck” (2:50) A4. “Air Blower” (5:07) A5. “Scatterbrain” (5:30) B1. “Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers” (5:51) B2. “Thelonius” (3:17) […]

Jeff Beck ‎– Wired (1976)

Wired is an album by English guitarist Jeff Beck, produced by George Martin and released in 1976 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Led Boots” (3:59) A2. “Come Dancing” (5:54) A3. “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat” (5:26) A4. “Head for Backstage Pass” (2:41) B1. “Blue Wind” (5:49) B2. “Sophie” (6:27) B3. “Play With Me” (4:06) B4. “Love Is […]

UPP ‎– This Way (1976)

This Way is the second album by English soul/funk operative UPP, released in 1976 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Never Turn My Back on You” (8:25) A2. “Groovin’ Mood” (3:20) A3. “Say Goodbye” (5:00) B1. “Dance Your Troubles Away” (3:40) B2. “I Don’t Want Nothing (To Change)” (3:25) B3. “There’s Still Hope” (4:00) B4. “Nitto” (3:50) […]

Jeff Beck Group ‎– Rough and Ready (1971)

Rough and Ready is the first album by the second formation of the Jeff Beck Group, released in 1971 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Got the Feeling” (4:38) A2. “Situation” (5:04) A3. “Short Business” (2:30) A4. “Max’s Tune” (8:25) B1. “I’ve Been Used” (3:38) B2. “New Ways Train Train” (5:50) B3. “Jody” (6:06) Credits: Jeff Beck […]

Beck, Bogert & Appice

Beck, Bogert & Appice were an English–American rock trio comprised of guitarist Jeff Beck and the rhythm section of Vanilla Fudge: bassist Tim Bogert and drummer Carmine Appice. They released a self-titled studio album and a live double-album on Epic, both in 1973. Members: Jeff Beck (guitar, vocals), Tim Bogert (bass, vocals), Carmine Appice (drums, […]