The Best of the Yardbirds (1994) The Yardbirds were the British Invasion roost from which three of hard rock's greatest inventors — Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page — all flew.… The Yardbirds
Music Review

The Best of the Yardbirds (1994)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Lead Performance: The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds were the British Invasion roost from which three of hard rock's greatest inventors — Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page — all flew. But the low-budget nine-track compilation The Best of the Yardbirds is so skimpy it even omits the credits, which might otherwise help a new generation understand which genius did what. B

Originally posted Mar 18, 1994 Published in issue #214 Mar 18, 1994 Order article reprints