Jeff Beck

30th October 1972:  Rod Stewart singing at a Faces concert during a music festival at Wembley Stadium, London.  (Photo by P. Felix/Express/Getty Images)

A to Z: “I Ain’t Superstitious” (I Just Have Terrible Stage Fright) by Jeff Beck Group

In 1968, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Micky Waller released the album “Truth” as the ‘Jeff Beck Group’. While you’d never guess it now, Rod Stewart had TERRIBLE stage fright back then.


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Sharing Songs in Rock

43 years ago, David Bowie wrote “All the Young Dudes” for Mott the Hoople. Here are 5 other artists who have written songs for someone else.


Phil Lesh of Furthur performs on day 2 of the Lockn' Festival at Oak Ridge Farm on Friday September 6, 2013 in Arrington Virginia. (Photo by John Davisson/Invision/AP)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: March 15 in Classic Rock History

Happy birthday to Phil Lesh, bassist of the Grateful Dead. Bass wasn’t his first instrument, though; what did he play to begin his professional career?


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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: March 10 in Classic Rock History

Rush played the Orpheum on this night in 1978. What album had they most recently released and what minor American hit single came from it?


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Watch Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Steve Winwood & More in the A.R.M.S. Benefit Concert 1983

The first of what became a series of benefit concerts for MS was held today (Sept. 20) in 1983. Watch the full video of the show here.


ZZ Top Tour - Sydney

ZZ Top Cancels Shows After Bassist Falls, Injures Hip

The Boston show at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion and the Connecticut show at Foxwoods are among those dates that have been cancelled.



ZZ Top Tour Sidetracked By Surgery

The band won’t be starting their tour this week – bassist Dusty Hill will be having surgery instead.


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What’s Ailing Jeff Beck?

Jeff Beck has cancelled the European leg of his tour due to mysterious health concerns. Is his September show in Boston in jeopardy?


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Jimmy Page Had Most of ‘Led Zeppelin I’ Written Before the Yardbirds Broke Up

Before they were known as Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page’s new band was called the New Yardbirds. It would have made sense if the band kept that name, even with a new singer in Robert Plant, […]



ZZ Top and Jeff Beck to Co-Headline Summer Tour

Faces will surely melt when this tour kicks off in August.