I don’t care about the rules. In fact, if I don’t break the rules at least 10 times in every song then I’m not doing my job properly.
Every time I listen to Jeff Beck my whole view of guitar changes radically. He’s way, way out, doing things you never expect.
Jimmy Page inducts Jeff Beck at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009:
Jeff Beck accepts the award at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Induction:
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The Year 1965 summary
- The first US combat troops arrive in Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers are in Vietnam.
- Rhodesia unilaterally declares its independence from Britain
- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and more than 2,600 others arrested in Selma, Ala., during demonstrations against voter-registration rules
- Malcolm X, black-nationalist leader, shot to death at Harlem rally
- Blacks riot for six days in Watts section of Los Angeles: 34 dead, over 1,000 injured, nearly 4,000 arrested
- Movies: Dr. Zhivago, The Sound of Music
Deaths: Winston Churchill, Nat King Cole & T.S. Eliot
- Only one song per artist/group
- The song must be released that specific year
- Songs from live albums not allowed
- Restricted to only 20 songs
20 songs you must hear from 1965
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