Jeff Beck

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by Jeff Beck

Biography

24 June 1944, Wallington, Surrey, England. As a former choirboy, the young Beck was interested in music from an early age, becoming a competent pianist and guitarist by the age of 11. His first main band was the Tridents, who made a name for themselves locally. After leaving that band, Beck took on the seemingly impossible task of filling the shoes of Eric Clapton, who had recently departed from 60s R&B pioneers the Yardbirds. Clapton had established a fiercely loyal following, but Beck... Read more

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classic rock
blues
rock
guitar virtuoso
guitar
blues rock
fusion
hard rock
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