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Artist Song Buy
Dave Edmunds  The Race Is On   buy on itunes
Alvin Lee  Remember Me  buy on itunes
Jeff Beck & The Big Time Playboys  Cruisin'  buy on itunes
Greyboy  Top Floor  buy on itunes
Robin Trower  Someday Blues  buy on itunes
Jeff Beck  Blue Wind  buy on itunes
Baker, Bruce & Moore  Can't Fool The Blues  buy on itunes
Lurrie Bell  Your Wild Thing Ain't Wild Enough  buy on itunes
P.J. Harvey  To Bring You My LOve  buy on itunes
Jeff Beck Group  Situation  buy on itunes
Brand X  Cambodia  buy on itunes
Matt Bianco  The World Is A Ghetto  buy on itunes
The Brandos  Sinister Purpose  buy on itunes
Jeff Beck  Brush With The Blues [live]  buy on itunes

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What do Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page have in common (besides playing guitar and being British)? No, this is not the quiz. The answer, of course, is all three guitarists were once in The Yardbirds.
The 1966 movie "Blow-Up" contains a scene where the Yardbirds perform "Stroll On", and Beck becomes so enraged by equipment problems that he smashes his guitar. This scene was staged for the movie, as it was a re-creation of an actual event that director Michelangelo Antonioni witnessed at a concert of The Who. Beck has always gone down a different road from his peers, and commercial success has not come easily, at least in comparison to Clapton and Page. Nevertheless, he is a certified "Guitar God" and the impetus behind this mix, which features four Beck songs from different eras in different lineups.
This is neither a "single-artist" mix or a 20 songs/20 musicians standard mix; it is somewhere in between with songs that seemed to complement the Beck selections interspersed throughout. And, by the way, the front cover art was borrowed in part from the failed Big Time Playboys album.
There are two quizzes this time and two copies of the mix to be won. Quiz #1: Jeff Beck made a cameo appearance in which Danny DeVito movie? And Quiz #2: Beck is an avid collector of what? Hint - It is a recurring theme in many of his records.
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yehtistyle
Date: 5/23/2008
answrs to the quiz. Beck collects AND REBUILDS hotrods, and he had a cameo in "twins". Nice mix by the way.
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mahdishain
Date: 5/23/2008
very nice. i especially like To Bring You My Love.
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divinyl
Date: 5/24/2008
yehtistyle is a quiz winner. I forgot to add the line "one quiz to a customer" but didn't. Oh, well. Good job.
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njr
Date: 5/24/2008
Beck is one of my all-time guitar favs, too, as is Robin Trower. Wired and inspired!
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doowad
Date: 5/24/2008
Even though there are none of his masterpieces with Rod the Mod, I'd turn this up to 11
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anthony lombardi
Date: 5/24/2008
i've never really checked into jeff beck's post-yardbirds work, though i'd really like to, i just never picked up the motivation, i guess - i love that PJ harvey song alot though
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The Cat Mandu
Date: 5/24/2008
yep, young Jeff is a player alright. Nice mix. (And Alvin Lee! who'd a thunk!)
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Salman1
Date: 5/26/2008
Just gave this a listen and it's great. I haven't heard that P.J. Harvey track in long long time.

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