Release Date: 23 September 2016
Format: LP Double Vinyl
|The Yardbirds Live At The BBC Limited Vinyl 2LP Set
MASTERED AT ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS.
SOURCED FROM RARE BBC AND ARCHIVE RECORDINGS.
RESTORED AND REMASTERED TRACKS FROM THE 1965-68 ERA WITH JEFF BECK AND JIMMY PAGE IN THE VARIOUS YARDBIRDS LINE-UP.
PERSONAL TRACK SELECTION BY YARDBIRD PAUL SAMWELL-SMITH.
INTRODUCTION BY YARDBIRDS JIM McCARTY WITH QUOTES FROM PAUL SAMWELL-SMITH IN THE AUTHORITATIVE SLEEVE NOTES.
A selection of the Yardbirds BBC key live recordings, assembled with the assistance of the Yardbirds and the BBC, with several tracks now all together the first time on this newly restored and remastered 2LP set.
Many tracks have been expertly repaired from rare,hard-to-find and archive sources and now feature for the first time on these best available recordings in LP format.
Sourced from the BBC, this double LP covers numerous songs - including smash hits such as For Your Love , Heart Full Of Soul and Yardbirds classic stage favourites Too Much Monkey Business , Smokestack Lightning ,I'm A Man and Train Kept A-Rollin.
Guitar legends Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page feature alongside front man Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith and Jim McCarty in these sessions, recorded by the world renowned broadcasting organisation for radio transmission and our LPs feature a selection of the best available Yardbirds BBC Radio One output from 1965-1968.
Authoritative sleeve notes contain new quotes from Yardbirds Jim McCarty and Paul Samwell-Smith. McCarty also adds his exclusive personal introduction for this set, looking back at those BBC years.All tracks recorded in Mono.
1. I Ain't Got You
2. Interview: Keith Relf talks about the band's background
3. For Your Love-Tracks 1 3: Top Gear,Recorded 22nd March.1965,Broadcast 10th April,1965
4. I Wish You Would
5. Interview: Paul Samwell-Smith talks about the recording and the USA tour
6. Heart Full Of Soul-Tracks 4 6:Saturday Club,Recorded 1st June,1965,Broadcast 5th June,1965
7. I Ain't Done Wrong-Saturday Club,Recorded 21st June,1965,Broadcast 26th June,1965
8. Too Much Monkey Business
9. I'm A Man (Tracks 8 & 9:You Really Got....Kinksize Live Pop Package with The Kinks & other guests,Recorded 6th August,1965,Broadcast 30th August,1965)(Tracks 1-9 on Side 1)
10. Evil Hearted You
11. Interview: Paul Samwell-Smith talks about the 'Still I'm Sad' single
12. Still I'm Sad
13. Hang On Sloopy-Tracks 1 4:Saturday Club,Recorded 27th September,1965 Broadcast 2nd October,1965
14. Smokestack Lightning (Edited version)
15. Interview: The Yardbirds give their New Year's resolutions
16. You're A Better Man Than I
17. The Train Kept A-Rollin'-Tracks 5 8: This Must Be The Place with The Hollies,The Ivy League & other guests,Recorded 18th November,1965.Broadcast 27th December,1965 (Tracks 10-17 on Side 2)
1. Dust My Broom
2. You're A Better Man Than I-Tracks 1 & 2: Saturday Club,Recorded 28th February,1966,Broadcast 5th March,1966
3. Baby,Scratch My Back
4. Interview: Keith Relf talks about his solo single
6. The Sun Is Shining
7. Interview: Keith Relf talks about their USA tour
8. Shapes Of Things (Alternate version)-Tracks 3 8:Saturday Swings,Recorded 6th May,1966.Broadcast 21st May,1966(Tracks 1-8 on Side 3)
9. Over,Under,Sideways,Down(Original TV version)
10. Comment:Jeff Beck's guitar playing -Tracks 1 & 2:BBC1 A Whole Scene Going,Broadcast 18th June,1966
11. Little Games
12. Drinking Muddy Water-Tracks 3 & 4:Saturday Club,Recorded 4th April,1967,Broadcast 15th April,1967
13. Think About It
14. Interview:Jimmy Page talks about touring
15. Goodnight Sweet Josephine
16. My Baby-Tracks 5 8:Saturday Club,Recorded 15th March,1968,Broadcast 16th March,1968 (Tracks 9-16 on Side 4)