Birdland is a studio album by English blues rock band the Yardbirds, released in 2003. Their first studio album in over 35 years, the only band members from the 1960's group who appear are drummer Jim McCarty and rhythm guitarist Chris Dreja (former lead guitarist Jeff Beck does have a cameo on "My Blind Life"). Newer members are lead singer and bassist John Idan, lead guitarist Gypie Mayo and harmonica player Alan Glen.
Live, Декабрь 1964, Columbia Records, Varese Sarabande. 1. Smokestack Lightning (Live Version 1). 2. Let It Rock. 3. Honey In Your Hips. 16. Smokestack Lightning. 17. The Yardbirds interview. 18. You’re Better Man Than I. 19. The Train Kept a-Rolling. 20. Shapes of Things. 22. Baby Scratch my Back. 23. Keith Relf talks III.
Album · 1965 · 89 Songs. The Yardbirds Story The Yardbirds. Listen on Apple Music.
The Yardbirds began to experiment with eclectic arrangements reminiscent of Gregorian chants and various European and Asian styles while Beck infused a pervasive Middle Eastern influence into the mix. Beck was voted No. 1 lead guitarist of 1966 in the British music magazine Beat Instrumental. The Beck-era Yardbirds produced a number of groundbreaking recordings. In 2003, a new album, Birdland, was released under the Yardbirds name on the Favored Nations label by a lineup including Chris Dreja, Jim McCarty and new members Gypie Mayo (lead guitar, backing vocals), John Idan (bass, lead vocals) and Alan Glen (harmonica, backing vocals), which consisted of a mixture of new material mostly penned by McCarty and re-recordings of some of.
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Biography by Richie Unterberger. Adventurous blues-rockers of the '60s, best known for having guitar heroes Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page pass through their ranks.