Named after the
American slang term for prisoners, The Yardbirds were revolutionary in their
style and technique. Famous for being at the centre of almost every guitar
innovation of the 60s, the band remains best-known for kick-starting the careers
of three of rock’s biggest legend guitar players and for being the planted seed
which later grew into the rock monster that was Led Zeppelin.
includes recordings that feature the guitar work of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and
Jimmy Page as well as five Top 3 UK Chart hits. An essential introduction to a
band that really shaped the guitar music of the future.