THE YARDBIRDS ‘Live and Rare’ – Ltd. Ed. 5CD boxset


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This new landmark boxset brings together 74 tracks by legendary English group, The Yardbirds, for the first time. The set features live performances from across Europe, rare studio cuts and 21 previously unissued BBC off-air recordings. The band’s career – from their blues beginnings to the pioneering psychedelic hard rock which lay the foundations for Led Zeppelin – is charted across 5 discs. Among the numerous highlights are seminal performances by guitar legends Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.

Each disc is packaged in a deluxe mini-gatefold digipak and accompanied by a booklet featuring extensive liner notes by renowned music journalist and critic, Chris Welch. Along with 4 CDs, a region-free DVD is included, featuring 14 restored live performances taken from the sources held in the ITV, Radio Bremen, INA and BBC archives. The set also features an exclusive 36 page book with detailed liner notes, photographs and a new essay by Mike Stax.

An essential and comprehensive collection of one of the 60’s most iconic groups!