THE YARDBIRDS: Live at the BBC (CD x 2)

Live At The BBC (2CD)
  • Yardbirds line-ups.
  • Rare BBC archive recordings.
  • Over 1½ hours of music.
  • Introduction by Yardbirds Jim McCarty with quotes from Paul Samwell-Smith in the authoritative liner notes.

A comprehensive collection of the Yardbirds BBC ‘live’ recordings, assembled with the assistance of the BBC, with several tracks now all together the first time on this newly restored and remastered 2CD 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.Sourced from the BBC, this newly updated 40-track set 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 CDs explore the best available Yardbirds’ BBC Radio One output from 1965-1968.The booklet, with detailed data, includes authoritative liner notes by Richard Morton Jack, editor of ‘Flashback’ magazine, and contains new quotes from Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty and Paul Samwell-Smith.Jim McCarty also adds his exclusive personal introduction for this set, looking back at those BBC years.

CD 1

  1. I Ain't Got You
  2. Interview: Keith Relf talks about the band's background
  3. For Your Love
  4. I'm Not Talking
  5. I Wish You Would
  6. Interview: Paul Samwell-Smith talks about the recording and the USA tour
  7. Heart Full Of Soul
  8. I Ain't Done Wrong
  1. Heart Full Of Soul (Alternate version)
  2. Too Much Monkey Business
  3. Love Me Like I Love You
  4. I'm A Man
  5. Evil Hearted You
  6. Interview: Paul Samwell-Smith talks about the 'Still I'm Sad' single
  7. Still I'm Sad
  8. Hang On Sloopy
  9. Smokestack Lightning
  10. Interview: The Yardbirds give their New Year's resolutions
  11. You're A Better Man Than I
  12. The Train Kept A-Rollin'
  13. Smokestack Lightning (Edited version)

CD 2

  1. Shapes Of Things
  2. Dust My Broom
  3. You're A Better Man Than I
  4. Baby, Scratch My Back
  5. Interview: Keith Relf talks about his solo single
  6. Over, Under, Sideways, Down
  7. The Sun Is Shining (Edited version)
  8. Interview: Keith Relf talks about their USA tour
  9. Shapes Of Things (Alternate version)
  10. The Sun Is Shining
  11. Over, Under, Sideways, Down (Original TV version)
  12. Comment: Jeff Beck's guitar playing
  13. Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
  14. Little Games
  15. Drinking Muddy Water
  16. Think About It
  17. Interview: Jimmy Page talks about touring
  18. Goodnight Sweet Josephine
  19. My Baby

All tracks recorded in Mono.