Quotes about Jeff Beck

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Quotes about Jeff Beck from famous authors such as Brian May, Todd Rundgren, Paul Rodgers, Imelda May, David Cassidy. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

Every time I listen to Jeff Beck my whole view of guitar changes radically. He’s way, way out, doing things you never expect.
Brian May
My guitar heroes are Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck and people like that – so I’ve tried to make an album of Robert Johnson covers that, well, while not totally faithful for blues purists, is faithful for people like me that grew up with the ’60s and the electric blues-rock versions of Johnson’s songs.
Todd Rundgren
I saw The Jeff Beck Group at the Marquee Club in 1967, when he was with Rod Stewart, and holy smokes, they were amazing.
Paul Rodgers
I decided early on that I wanted to be Michael Bloomfield, Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton – not George Harrison.
Todd Rundgren
In 2008, I was in a London park when I came across a fledgling crow that had fallen from the top of an oak tree. A woman happened to be passing, and she said that she rescued animals, so she invited me back to her house. It turned out she was the wife of Jeff Beck. Jeff was there, and we ended up jamming together.
Imelda May
Going through ‘The Partridge Family,’ I looked up to people like Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck and all those guys. But as an actor playing a part, I had to sing what was right for the character and the show.
David Cassidy
My personal favourite is Jeff Beck. All the others are wonderful as well.
Noel Redding
When I got out of high school, I was in a blues band. It was the kind of music I was interested in, and listening to, mostly because it was becoming a vehicle for a generation of guitarists – like Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton. Mike Bloomfield. And that’s what I wanted to be, principally: a guitar player.
Todd Rundgren
Ever since I was a child I’ve always been very attracted to melodies. Whether I hear Jeff Beck, a choir, an ocean or the wind, there’s always a melody in there.
Carlos Santana
I’ve always been a Jeff Beck fan. Who isn’t? He is in a league of his own.
Paul Rodgers
Every year that I go out on tour, I think about all the craziest ideas that would be great to go out with, and I think, ‘I should see if Jeff Beck wants to join my band for a month or something.’
Joe Satriani
Whenever I hear my playing, I can’t detach from my influences: there’s my Jeff Beck, there’s the Clapton bit, the Eric Johnson bit, the Birelli Lagrene bit, the Billy Gibbons.
Joe Bonamassa
‘Sing It Again Rod’ touches all the solo bases since Stewart’s departure from the Jeff Beck Band, wherein he cut his teeth on American audiences for $75 a week plus expenses, and wisely ignores his generally inferior work with the Faces.
Jon Landau
Jeff Beck is one of my heroes and has been since I first picked up a guitar.
Kirk Hammett
When we toured… I was hungry to take out people like Jeff Beck in front of us; Fleetwood Mac, just before they hit; Heart, just before they hit.
Paul Kantner
When I grew up, I had influences as diverse as Keith Richards, Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix.
Billy Squier
As far as actual playing, Clapton – by far – is my biggest influence, and you can tuck Jeff Beck underneath that.
Joe Bonamassa
I always loved the Yardbirds when I was a kid, you know; I was always into Jeff Beck and everything.
Gary Moore
I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me.
Ronnie Montrose
There’s just not a lot of guys around playing like that these days; a lot of steel players are plugging into stomp boxes, trying to sound like Jeff Beck on a steel guitar.
John Fogerty