LIVE: Jeff Beck @ the Palace Theatre, 10/8/13

October 10th, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg
Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck

Review by Bokonon
Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Jeff Beck invented the electric guitar. Shut up.

Les Paul, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, yeah, yeah, yeah.

Listen to “Over Under Sideways Down” and learn.

Somewhere along the way, after inventing British blues, psychedelia, and fusion, Beck dropped his pick and never picked it up off the floor, using instead the fat left side of his thumb as a tone generator of Olympian proportions.

He put that thumb to Strat at the Palace Tuesday night, in a bizarre paring with Beach Boy Brian Wilson and his personal tribute band.

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Meet & Greet: Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck @ the Palace Theatre, 10/8/13

October 10th, 2013, 2:00 pm by Greg
Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck @ The Palace Theatre, Albany

Well, hello there: Al Jardine, Jeff Beck, Rick Bedrosian, Brian Wilson and David Marks.

Rick Bedrosian – of Hair of the Dog and Hey Jude – was at the meet & greet prior to Tuesday’s concert by Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck at Albany’s Palace Theatre. He described the pre-show event as “extremely creepy.”

LIVE: Jeff Beck @ the Palace Theatre, 10/8/13
LIVE: Brian Wilson @ the Palace Theatre, 10/8/13

CD Cage Match: Jeff Beck vs. Ratt

May 4th, 2010, 3:01 pm by Greg

Jeff Beck: Emotion and Commotion vs. Ratt:Infestation
I like Wednesdays. Besides it being Hump Day, it’s the day after Tuesday. As Tuesdays are the traditional “new music release” days, on Wednesdays I head on over to my preferred music subscription provider, Rhapsody, to download the latest releases that interest me into my mp3 player.

But I’ve gotten a little behind in listening to what’s in the download queue. Set on shuffle play, it’s always a surprise which albums get mashed up against one another. This makes for some interesting, sometimes jarring, listening experiences. Take the past week, for example. Two recent releases played one after the other – Jeff Beck’s “Emotion & Commotion” and Ratt’s “Infestation.”

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Real Good For Free: Blanket by Jeff Beck and Imogen Heap

November 6th, 2009, 2:30 pm by Sara

Jim Furlong from Last Vestige Records sent along this link … cool perfection in a performance from Jeff Beck and Imogen Heap, and you can download the track FREE from Amazon.

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