Discovering Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck is one of the actual guitar kings of rock/blues/funk/whatever a guitarist I always meant to listen to him but was unaware there was a second Beck which I was only acquainted with songs like devils haircut and loser but those are songs by Beck Hanson.

So instead of being a loser and missing out on all the great music Jeff Beck one of the greatest guitarists has recorded. According to Whatsong Jeff Beck’s Music has been featured in 12 Movies and TV Shows, so you might be more acquainted with his music than you think especially if you watch shows like supernatural and the vampire diaries where his song Live in the Dark features in season 8 episode 8. I created this collection of his music and guitar styles for anyone new to the music of Jeff Beck the guitarist who replaced Clapton in the Yardbirds. Clapton also said that he almost wanted to retire after hearing jeff beck for the first time. Beck is one of the key innovative guitarists who set the groundwork for heavy metal and worked with famous singers like Rod Steward in his group “The Jeff Beck Group”.

Stroll On Beck

Stroll on is a classic rock n roll riff that meets a psychedelic rock tune that will make you a Beck Addict immediately.

Track from Wired: Head for Backstage Pass

Head backstage pass is a tune that reminds me instantly of Herbie Hancock at the beginning. Beck had done some collaboration with Hancock in the album Imagine.It has just the funkiest sounds of the era by a blues legend.

Beck with Rod Stewart and Bassist Ron Wood in The Jeff Beck Group

Before playing to the largest audience ever in Rio. Rod Steward and Jeff were in the same group with such works as Tour de Force in 1968.

Jeff Beck Playing Guitar in the White House 2012

Guitarists don’t just walk into the white house this is becks performance during the Obama administration in 2012. This tune is very alike the music of Mick Pini a classy blues style player we featured here on guitardoor earlier.

Is Jeff Beck Still Active

Yes very, he just uploaded a live show from Birmingham to his channel last week with Jonny Depp. You can hear him play songs like little wing and the death and resurrection a great sometimes brute metal-sounding song. But Depp has been branded a drunken pub singer in the tabloids but he is all over those anyway. But let’s hear how the new studio album sounds released in July by Depp and Beck

The Best Of Jeff Beck Top 10 Discussion Video

I have yet to make up my mind on which of the tunes I like best how about you? Have you any recommended beck tracks or maybe you are a musician? and have a song in Jeff beck style and can discuss this more in the comments.

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I created this site with guitarist Jimmy Fleming I also play some guitar but mostly just listen out for some great guitar to discover and share it here on

2 thoughts on “Discovering Jeff Beck”
  1. Devil’s Haircut and Loser are songs by Beck Hanson, the LA-born singer/songwriter/hiphop artist, not Jeff Beck, the world’s greatest living rock guitarist.

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