· Features exclusive interview footage with Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Chris Dreja, Jim McCarty and Paul Samwell-Smith
· Includes rare live footage – songs include: For Your Love, Still I’m Sad, I wish You Would, Heart Full Of Soul, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago, Dazed And Confused, I’m A Man and many others.
· Bonus footage from German TV show Beat Beat Beat featuring Jimmy Page.
This tremendous 1992 documentary details the full story of the massively influential Brit Blues combo The Yardbirds. Not only were they the band that provided the launch pad for three of the finest exponents of the Rock guitar – namely Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, the band also enjoyed several massive chart hits and spearheaded the art of guitar-led Blues improvisation.
With contributions from all of the extant members of the band, this documentary is underscored with some dazzling performance footage, with clips taken from shows all around the world – including rare performances from Belgian, German and Dutch TV, as well as film from the Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival. It provides a vivid snapshot of one of the greatest bands of the 1960s. Jimmy Page would go on to form The New Yardbirds, who would eventually be named Led Zeppelin.
The Yardbirds – these days featuring original members Jim McCarty and Chris Dréja, toured the UK earlier this year with The Zombies, of course, and remain one of the most popular bands on the UK gig circuit.