Happy Birthday Jeff Beck!
2-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Jeff Beck is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
Via britannica.com, original name, Geoffery Arnold Beck, was born on June 24th, 1944. Jeff started his road to fame playing with Screaming Lord Sutch before replacing Eric Clapton in the Yardbirds in 1965. Soon after Jeff moved on to form the Jeff Beck Group with Rod Stewart on vocals and Rod Wood on bass. His most commercially successful release would be in 1985 with Flash. Which won a Grammy for the track “Escape”. In 2003, after incorporating more electronic textures and hip-hop, Jeff’s “Plan B” would win another Grammy. And again in 2011, Beck would win more Grammys for his album Emotion & Commotion. Jeff Beck would also be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame not once, but twice in 1992 for the Yardbirds and again as a solo artist in 2009.
Jeff Beck also just collaborated with Ozzy Osbourne on his new track “Patient Number 9”