April 19, 2019 – 4:34 am


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JEFF BECK R.I.P. 1944 - 2023

Jeff Beck, the beloved guitar player who rose to fame with English rock band The Yardbirds, has died on January 10. He was 78. His family confirmed Beck’s death in a statement on Wednesday. “On behalf of his family, it is with deep and profound sadness that we share the news of Jeff Beck’s Passing,” the statement began. “After suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully passed away yesterday. His family asks for privacy while they process this tremendous loss.”

Beck rose to fame in 1965 when he took over as guitarist for The Yardbirds, replacing Eric Clapton. The next year, he founded his own group, The Jeff Beck Group with Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood. They released two albums together: Truth and Beck-Ola.  After The Jeff Beck Group broke up, he joined Vanilla Fudge for a short stint and later recreated The Jeff Beck Group with new members. In 1972, he fronted Beck, Bogert & Appice before breaking up in 1974.

He also recorded two albums in the ’70s as a solo act called Blow by Blow and Wired. He released Loud Hailer in 2016. “I really wanted to make a statement about some of the nasty things I see going on in the world - greed, lies, injustice - and I loved the idea of being at a rally and using this loud device to shout my point of view,” he said in a bio on his official website. Most recently, the rocker released a collaborative album titled 18 with Johnny Depp in July 2022. -

Often described as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Beck - whose fingers and thumbs were famously insured for £7m – was known as a keen innovator. He pioneered jazz-rock, experimented with fuzz and distortion effects and paved the way for heavier subgenres such as psych rock and heavy metal over the course of his career. He was an eight-time Grammy winner, recipient of the Ivor Novello for outstanding contribution to British music and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame both as a solo artist and as a member of the Yardbirds.

Musicians and longtime friends began paying tribute minutes after the news broke. On Twitter, Jimmy Page wrote, “The six stringed Warrior is no longer here for us to admire the spell he could weave around our mortal emotions. Jeff could channel music from the ethereal. His technique unique. His imaginations apparently limitless. Jeff I will miss you along with your millions of fans.”

“With the death of Jeff Beck we have lost a wonderful man and one of the greatest guitar players in the world,” Mick Jagger wrote. “We will all miss him so much.”

“Now Jeff has gone, I feel like one of my band of brothers has left this world, and I’m going to dearly miss him,” Ronnie Wood tweeted.

Ozzy Osbourne tweeted, “I can’t express how saddened I am to hear of Jeff Beck’s passing. What a terrible loss for his family, friends & his many fans. It was such an honour to have known Jeff and an incredible honor to have had him play on my most recent album.” -

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Seattle 1973 [D&D Archive Master Series Vol 35, 1CD]

Live at the Paramount Northwest, Seattle, WA; April 26, 1973. Fairly to very good audience recording.

Thanks to tapers TDave Departee and Donn Amick; and to JEMS and KRW_CO (first-gen copy) for sharing the show at Dime.

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JEMS is proud to partner with and present many of the choice recordings in the D & D archives. Some have been around for years but none of the master tapes or safety copies in some cases have ever been digitized until now. Dave and Donn taped many shows in and around the Seattle area in the 70’s and also contemporaries of some of the JEMS members.

To date, JEMS has released more than 30 D&D recordings, though the series slowed down in recent years as we covered most of the key shows. But after finding a paper clue inside a vintage reel, it occurred to me to ask longtime JEMS ally Taperpat, who knew Donn back in the day, what tapes he had gotten from him and if in fact he had a BBA recording by D&D since that wasn’t one of the shows JEMS had among our tapes. Sure enough he did, along with a couple of other shows not included in our D&D collection. Taperpat was kind enough to send me the first-gen cassette Donn copied for him and I made a fresh transfer of what turns out to be a highly listenable stereo recording.

Knowing KRW_CO’s interest in BBA, I sent the files their way for posting. Good quality, stereo audience masters from this period aren’t common, so I hope fans are excited to hear this resurrected recording.


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unknown stereo mics > Sony TC-126 stereo cassette recorder
JEMS 2018 Transfer: first-generation cassette > Nakamichi CR-7A azimuth-adjusted playback > Sound Devices USBPre2 > Audacity 2.0 (24/96 capture to .wav) > iZotope RX and Ozone (24/96) > Audio Cleaning Lab for Krw track marks and edits > Wav 16/44.1 > Traders Little Helper Flac 8

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Track 01. Superstition 5:01
Track 02. Livin’ Alone 6:04
Track 03. I’m So Proud 6:06
Track 04. Lady 6:38
Track 05. Morning Dew 4:35
Track 06. Drum Solo/Morning Dew (reprise) 6:22
Track 07. Sweet Sweet Surrender 4:53
Track 08. Lose Myself With You 3:02
Track 09. Bass and Drum Jam/Lose Myself With You 7:48
Track 10. Black Cat Moan 5:31
Track 11. You Shook Me/Black Cat Moan 4:07
Track 12. Why Should I Care 10:16
Track 13. Plynth 2:00
Track 14. Shotgun 3:04
Track 15. Jeff’s Boogie 2:37
78 mins

Jeff Beck - guitar and vocals
Tim Bogert - bass and vocals
Carmine Appice - drums and vocals

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  1. 30 Responses to “BECK, BOGERT & APPICE - SEATTLE 1973 [JEFF BECK R.I.P. 1944 - 2023]”

  2. On this day in 1969, the band began recording what was to be the second album at Olympic Studios with George Chkiantz engineering.

    ‘Whole Lotta Love’ had been rehearsed at my house in Pangbourne, along with ‘What Is and What Should Never Be’. The guitar solo on ‘What Is and What Should Never Be’ was done at this session. Further recordings and overdubs were to be done in America on the forthcoming tour.

    By Jimmy Page on Apr 19, 2019

  3. Now this is the shit. This is what im talking BOUT. Not all the other crap and queer music

    By Derrick on Apr 19, 2019

  4. Rumor has it Beck and Appice had big uns Tim Bogert has a lil un

    By U L E on Apr 19, 2019

  5. The trolls are running amok. Multiple trolls using the same names . No wonder the old regulars like Camper / Barth / Skinned Knees / Bruce S / Ed Saad etc hardly comment anymore. Not only annoying but also boring.

    By David on Apr 19, 2019

  6. More fakes twernt me

    By U L E on Apr 19, 2019

  7. Rumor has it Jeff Beck gots a big un

    By U L E on Apr 19, 2019

  8. Rumor has it the other two both gots lil uns

    By U L E on Apr 19, 2019

  9. So the fake gots the rumors wrong

    By U L E on Apr 19, 2019

  10. This place is in desperate need of another Sinatra show . More Frank .

    By C Tony on Apr 19, 2019

  11. Thank you Big O Amigos. This will be great after the Sturgeon Easter Egg hunt!!
    Respectfully, James

    By James Smith on Apr 19, 2019

  12. well I must be famous because some idiot has decided to use my name as well now .guess I`m in the club.
    The post above with my name “sluggo” wasn’t me however do want to post about this show, and that
    is , as big a fan of Jeff Beck that I am, I have always considered this lineup BB&A to be his worst band. Loud pretentious ,overbearing, same setlist gig after gig after gig. glad it didn`t last too long because Jeff is much better than this group.

    By sluggo on Apr 19, 2019

  13. Where the hell is Frijid Pink

    By Ron on Apr 20, 2019

  14. More Frank Sinatra please, The Big Dic needs to return.

    By D Martin on Apr 20, 2019

  15. Rumor has it that everytime I say twernt me is what Im really saying is twas me

    By U L E on Apr 20, 2019

  16. Urban Dictionary: twernt
    the bit of skin between the fanny and the arse hole. \NOW IM CONVINCED THIS ARSEWHOLE TAKES IT UP THE POOOP CHUTE

    By Derrick on Apr 20, 2019

  17. Again still not me . . . . . .almost funny this time

    I say ‘almost’ . . . . .

    By swappers on Apr 20, 2019

  18. . . . . . .what is a ‘hershey’? . . . . . and does it take the ‘whole arse’?

    By faux swappers? on Apr 20, 2019


    By Derrick on Apr 20, 2019


    By Derrick on Apr 20, 2019

  21. This comments section is insane and also pointless.

    By Thomas on Apr 20, 2019

  22. Quite frankly I haven’t commented in awhile. My name is hijacked too . I made one comment awhile back about the same stuff constantly being talked about and someone keeps repeating it with my name . Oh well ‘ what can you do ?

    By Ron on Apr 20, 2019

  23. Rhonda, you know what u are, your a white trash coon dic lover that has turned her back n our race

    By Derrick on Apr 20, 2019

  24. Really Ron? You think you’re the only Ron out there?

    By Rod on Jan 12, 2023

  25. Beck Bogart and A Piece of Shit . God I hate thes shit

    By Derrick on Jan 12, 2023

  26. And two of these guys was in Cactus.

    By Derrick on Jan 12, 2023

  27. @”Derrick” We really know that this is a fake Derrick as the real Derrick would never criticize his most beloved band like this… ever .

    By DD on Jan 12, 2023

  28. Thank you, BigO!

    By sdw0418 on Jan 14, 2023

  29. Sad that the passing of a true legend couldn’t prompt the posting of something newer than 50 years old, considering that Beck’s technical and musical mastery kept evolving right up to the end.

    By Walter on Jan 20, 2023

  30. Sluggo, I remember you from the Yahoo Jeff Beck Appreciation Society. I totally agree with you!

    By George martini on Jan 25, 2023

  31. Sluggo, I remember when we used to blow each other

    By George Martini on Jan 25, 2023

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