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Jeff Beck

Born: Jun 24, 1944 in Wallington, Surrey, England
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Genre: Blues, Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: While he was as innovative as Jimmy Page, as tasteful as Eric Clapton, and nearly as visionary as Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck never achieved the same commercial success as any of those contemporaries, primarily because of the haphazard way he approached his career. After Rod Stewart left the Jeff Beck Group ...Read full biography
Released: 1968
Label: EPIC
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Despite being the premiere of heavy metal, Jeff Beck's Truth has never quite carried its reputation the way the early albums by Led Zeppelin did, or even Cream's two most popular LPs, mostly as a result ...Read full review
Truth [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1968
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Jeff Beck's Truth -- which was already regarded as the pioneering heavy metal blues album of its era, beating Led Zeppelin to the punch by about six months -- got a lot better with this British import ...Read full review
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