The 30th anniversary tour enables them to showcase their new mini-album Feedback, a tribute in cover versions to the bands who influenced Rush in the early days, like The Yardbirds
, Buffalo Springfield, Cream and Love.
That link is profound, said Peeples, who noted that without The Beatles, there would be no Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Who or The Yardbirds
The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds
were developing huge excitement in the London area with their blues-based rock and roll.
DESPITE the venue, these guys are no ordinary pub band but purveyors of cooking r 'n' b in the tradition of '60s bands like The Yardbirds
and Pretty Things.
TO enter, consumers must visit participating Bon Marche, County Seat, Lamonts, Mervyn's, Fred Meyer, JCPenney, Sears, Sound Safety, Sunbird, Swain's, Tri-North or Yardbirds
stores in the Seattle/Tacoma area (for the participating retailer nearest them, consumers should call 800-934-5000.
It is also a time capsule look at mod London, a mindscape of the era's fashions, free love, parties, music (Herbie Hancock wrote the score and The Yardbirds
riff at a club) and hip languor.
From his time in sixties' band The Yardbirds
- a seminal supergroup that featured a seamless succession of guitar legends - through to hard rock pioneers Cream, Clapton has always deservedly enjoyed superstar status.
In 1965 Eric Clapton had his first UK top-ten single as a member of the Yardbirds
Page went from session work to a stint in The Yardbirds
before forming Led Zep, becoming one of the most lauded players of all time.
I can remember Johnny Kidd and the Pirates, Dave Berry, Gene Vincent, The Hollies, The Yardbirds
and many others.
Also playing: The Animals, The Yardbirds
, The Revelators.
TRACING their development from R&B upstarts to psychedelic rockers, the 20 tracks here represent the most successful years of the Yardbirds
career from 1963 to 1966.