On British TV today, The Yardbirds on Granada (1964)

July 22, 1964 - if in England, do not miss a young band called The Yardbirds - that is Eric Clapton (g), Keith Relf (voc, harmo), Chris Dreja (g), Paul Samwell-Smith (b) and Jim McCarty (d) - at "Go Tell It On The Mountain" on Granada More Info

Columbia publish The Yardbirds’ album : ‘Roger the Engineer’ featuring ‘Over Under Sideways Down’ (1966)

The Yardbirds' 'Roger the Engineer' is their only album fully written by the band, produced by Simon Napier-Bell and released on July 15, 1966 by Columbia1 . Over, Under, Sideways, Down 2 . Over Under Sideways Down 3 . Over Under Sideways Down (1968) Track Listing : 1.Lost Woman (Chris Dreja, Jim Mccarty, Jeff Beck, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith) - 03:16 . 2.Over Under Sideways Down (Chris…

Today as we remember Keith Relf, singer of The Yardbirds, let’s have a ‘The Yardbirds At Their Best’

As we remember, today, English singer Keith Relf on his Birthday, the time is well chosen to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Yardbirds CREDITSPhoto : The Yardbirds Official SiteAudio : For Your Love . Heart Full of Soul . I'm A Man . Shapes Of Things . Good Morning Little Schoolgirl . I Wish You Would . A Certain Girl . I Ain't Got You . Evil Hearted You . I'm Not Talking . Video : For…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 07/12

The Doors, The Yardbirds, Cream, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Johnny Rivers, Little Richard, Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger, Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, John Mayall, Jethro Tull

Happy Birthday Jeff Beck. ‘Beck In The Day’

This day (June 24, 1944), in Wallington, Surrey England, is born Geoffrey Arnold Beck a.k.a Jeff Beck, an English rock guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Holland Blues Festival (2018) 2 . free jam (2017) 3 . w/ Steven Tyler - Train Kept A-Rollin' (2016) 4 . Baloise Session (2016) 5 . Mna Na Heireann (2013) 6 . w/ Beth Hart - I'd Rather Go Blind 7 . B.B. King & Jeff Beck - Rock Me Baby / Key To The…

Jeff Beck releases ‘Beck-Ola,’ his second album featuring Rod Stewart (1969)

Jeff Beck's 'Beck-Ola' is his second album featuring Rod Stewart and released in June 1969 by Emi Columbia.1 . Rice Pudding (1969) Track Listing : 1.All Shook Up (Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley) - 04:50 . 2.Spanish Boots (Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart) - 03:34 . 3.Girl From Mill Valley (Nicky Hopkins) - 03:45 . 4.Jailhouse Rock (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 03:14 . 5.Plynth (Water Down The…

Jeff Beck records his first album ‘Truth’ with Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood et al (1968)

Jeff Beck's 'Truth' is his debut album recorded with a band featuring Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood on May 14, 15, 25 & 26 1968 and released in August 1968 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Shapes Of Things (Jim Mccarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith) - 03:22 . 2.Let Me Love You (Jeffrey Rod) - 04:44 . 3.Morning Dew (Bonnie Dobson) - 04:40 . 4.You Shook Me (Willie Dixon, J. B. Lenoir) -…

We Remember Sonny Boy Williamson. ‘Sonny Boy’

This day (May 25, 1965), in Helena, Arkansas, died Sonny Boy Williamson, an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, from Mississippi., Digest Tracklist : My Younger Days (1964) . Live In Denmark (1964) . Keep It To Yourself (1963) . Bye Bye Bird . Nine Below Zero (1963) . I'M A Lonely Man . w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon - Bye bye blues . Tracklist : Nine Below…

Happy Birthday Eric Clapton. ‘We All Clap Clapton’

This day (March 30, 1945), in Ripley, Surrey (UK), is born Eric Clapton, an English guitarist, singer and member of The Yardbirds and Cream.Digest Tracklist : w/ Cream - Spoonfull (1967) . Badge (1977) . Same Old Blues (1986) . Behind The Mask (1987) . Cocaine (1988) . White Room (1992) . w/ Jeff Beck - You Need Love . w/ David Sanborn, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller & Joe Sample - At Montreux…

We remember Charlie Parker. ‘The Bird Flew Away’

This day (March 12, 1955), in New York City, New York, died Charles Parker, Jr. simply known as Charlie Parker, an American jazz saxophonist .Tracklist : Laughing At Coleman Hawkins . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - Hot House . The Charlie Parker Story . Charlie Parker documentary BBC . Tracklist : Ornithology . All The Things You Are . Now's the Time . Just Friends . Lover Man . A Night in Tunisia .…

Happy Birthday Jimmy Page. ‘Master Riffer’

This day (January 9, 1944), in Heston, Middlesex, England, is born James Patrick 'Jimmy' Page, an English guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin.Tracklist : Young Age! . Blow-Up Movie (w/ the Yardbirds, 1967) . Heart Full of Soul (w/ the Yardbirds, 1968) . Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1969) . Live at Madison Square Garden (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1973) . Whole Lotta Love (w/ Led Zeppelin,…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 12/12

John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, The Beach Boys, The Byrds, The Who, The Yardbirds, Black Sabbath, The Beatles, Cream, The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Janis Joplin They are the " '60s Throwback'" performers selected among the 1279 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . John Lennon . Instant Karma! (We All Shine On) Lifted from : We…

September, School’s In

From 'Trouble in school' to 'September Song', we have mixed 17 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'September'. It has Deborah Cox, Hank Jones, Harry James, Charles Mingus and many more.

Jazzin’Around Little Red Rooster

Starting and ending with Willie Dixon's composition 'Little Red Rooster', we have mixed 18 'Pure Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Willie Dixon'. It has Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, Roscoe Holcomb, Frank Hovington, James Brown and many more.

I Walk The Line

Starting and ending with 'I Walk The Line' made famous by Johnny Cash, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Neil Young, Jody Miller, Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more.

Sympathy For The Devil

Starting and ending with 'Sympathy For The Devil' made famous by The Rolling Stones, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Brian Poole, Steve Rowland And The Family Dogg and many more.

God Save the Queen

Starting and ending with '(God save) The Queen' made famous by The SexPistols, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Rod Stewart, Jimi Hendrix, Cliff Richard, Mott The Hoople and many more.


Starting and ending with 'Layla' made famous by Derek And The Dominos, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Bob Seger, Nina Simone, Janis Joplin, Derek And The Dominos and many more.

Blues 24/24

From 'Early In The Morning' to 'So Many Cold Mornings' , we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Morning, Evening, Night and so on'. "Blues 24/24" has Champion Jack Dupree & Jesse Ellory, Brownie Mcghee, Lightnin Hopkins, Joe Louis Walker and many more.

Colour Me Blues

From 'White summer' to 'One Black Rat', we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Colours'. It has Ray Charles, Taj Mahal , Memphis Minnie, The Yardbirds and many more.

Harmonicating The Blues

Featuring Sonny Boy Williamson . Your Funeral And My Trial . Junior Wells . The Hoodoo Man . Hound Dog Taylor . Little Walter . Sonny Terry . Brownie Mcghee . Hootin' The Blues . Snooky Pryor . How'D You Learn To Shake It Like That? . Big Walter Horton . Shakey'S Blues . Lazy Lester . Lynwood Slim . Charlie Musselwhite . Gone Too Long . Jason Ricci . Harmonica . Solo . Corky Siegel . Hey Billie…