SiriusXM is unhappy to report the passing of Jeff Beck, probably the most influential guitarists in rock historical past. He was 78.
“On behalf of his household, it’s with deep and profound unhappiness that we share the information of Jeff Beck’s passing,” a rep for his household stated in a press release. “After instantly contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully handed away yesterday.” “His household ask for privateness whereas they course of this great loss.”
Hearken to Beck’s music, plus particular remembrances, on Traditional Vinyl (Ch. 26), Deep Tracks (Ch. 27), B.B. King’s Bluesville (Ch. 74), Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame Radio (Ch. 310), Ozzy’s Boneyard (Ch. 38), and extra of SiriusXM’s Rock channels. Moreover, Dusty Road pays tribute to Beck throughout her present on Deep Tracks tonight (January 11), whereas Earle Bailey will host a full tribute particular titled The Music of Jeff Beck on Thursday at 12pm ET.
Plus, don’t miss a particular Beck tribute present throughout Stone Blue this Saturday evening at 10pm ET on B.B. King’s Bluesville. Suggestions on Faction Discuss (Ch. 103) can be taking calls reside tonight (January 11) from 7pm-9pm ET, and Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame Radio can be taking part in Beck’s solo music and Yardbirds songs each hour all through the tonight and into tomorrow.
Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp City Corridor
Just lately, Beck wrapped up a tour round his album with Johnny Depp, 18. Whereas selling the tour, he and Depp shared perception into their distinctive friendship and the making of their collaborative studio album throughout an unique SiriusXM City Corridor, hosted by Stevie Van Zandt.
Beck received eight GRAMMY Awards and ranked fifth on Rolling Stone’s checklist of the 100 Biggest Guitarists.
Generally known as an ingenious guitar soloist, Beck pioneered jazz-rock, experimented with fuzz and distortion results and paved the way in which for heavier subgenres, together with psych rock and heavy steel. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame each as a solo artist and as a member of the Yardbirds.
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