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Jeff Beck


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.42 | 110 ratings

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4 stars A good debut album by a group whose format was copied/imitated/stolen (however you want to phrase it) when Jimmy Page chose to form Led Zeppelin shortly after this first Jeff Beck album was released. Although this version of the Jeff Beck Group would quickly fade into memory after the subsequent release ("Beck-Ola"), the idea behind the band would flourish in Jimmy Page's Led Zeppelin.

It is not a progressive album by any means, but still a very interesting and solid release nonetheless.

It should be noted this album features a very young Rod Stewart on lead vocals (not Jeff Beck, as the first reviewer posted).

I thoroughly enjoy this album for its representation of where the British "heavy blues movement" was about to go at the time of this recording. I can't give this album 5 stars because it is not nearly as good as later releases such as 'Blow By Blow' and 'Wired', but it is a very solid 4 stars.

Also as a friendly correction to the first reviewer - the song "Greensleeves" is a traditional English ballad, the author is actually unknown. It was not composed by Mozart.

Disconnect | 4/5 |


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