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Donovan on Working with Beatles, Beck and Page — and Welcoming Jimi Hendrix to the UK

He’s a famous Sixties folk-pop troubadour who worked with Jimmy Page and played with the Beatles. But what Guitar World readers really want to know is…What do you call your unique picking technique, and which artists inspired it? — Dingy BellIt's called the claw-hammer, and it comes from the Carter family and Maybelle Carter, who's called “Mother” Maybelle now. In the Twenties, she transposed a... …

Forgotten Guitar: Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on Stage Together in 1966 Film 'Blow-Up'

During the production of the 1966 film Blow-Up, director Michelangelo Antonioni envisioned a scene similar to that of Pete Townshend's famous live ritual of smashing his guitar on stage. Antonioni had even asked the Who to appear in the film. However, when they refused, in stepped the Yardbirds during that brief period when both Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page were in the band. ... …

David Gilmour and Jeff Beck Play "Jerusalem" and "Hi Ho Silver Lining" in 2009

Here's something you don't see every day.On July 4, 2009, attendees of Jeff Beck's sold-out show at London's Royal Albert Hall got a bit of a bonus during the encore: an on-stage visit by Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour.Gilmour—whose brief appearance was a complete surprise to everyone in the audience—picked up his black Strat, and the band launched into an extended guitar-heavy instrumental... …

Jeff Beck and Stevie Ray Vaughan Perform "Jeff's Boogie" in 1984

For this week's flashback video, we head to Honolulu, Hawaii.That's where, in 1984, Jeff Beck joined Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble on stage to play an impressive mini-set that included "Jeff's Boogie," an instrumental track from the Yardbirds' 1966 Roger the Engineer album (the original name of which was Yardbirds). ... …

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