The Yardbirds will be touring the U.S. this September, from Massachusetts to Hawaii, September 1 through the 23.
Collectors can make a very worthwhile investment in negatives and slides of artists ranging from the Yardbirds to The Who.
An interview with the Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, taped during this successful period for the group, will be heard for the first time this week
Eric Clapton will join Jeff Beck on tour for select dates.
A price guide to The Yardbirds, from the Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records 6th Edition.
The year’s-end release of Five Live Yardbirds coincided with The Yardbirds’ most prestigious outing yet — a place on the bill for The Beatles’ Christmas concerts at the Hammersmith Odeon. Backstage, The Yardbirds came face to face with their immediate future, in the form of a quietly spoken young Mancunian named Graham Gouldman, who had written a song he thought they might like.
The Yardbirds’ career was now barreling along, but guitarist Eric Clapton wasn’t happy with the non-stop manic enthusiasm of the band’s stage act. "Slowhand" itched to return to the basics of blues.
The Yardbirds’ following was growing as word spread among fans. No matter where they played, their devoted audience would follow — and the audience brought their own excitement.
After "Slowhand" joins the band, creative differences between the guitar god and other members surface.
In Part I of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year. With Part II, we begin to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and we explore The Godfather of Soul’s new role as a voice of calm and reason.