Live & Rare - Limited Edition Boxset

Live & Rare - Limited Edition Boxset

Live & Rare - Limited Edition Boxset

4 CD / 1 DVD LIMITED EDITION BOXSET WITH 36 PAGE MINI BOOK
  • Boxset featuring 4 CDs and 1 DVD (region free).
  • 5 discs packaged individually in deluxe mini-gatefold digipaks.
  • 70 remastered tracks across 4 CDs charting the career of The Yardbirds, featuring seminal performances from British guitar legends, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.
  • CD highlights include 21 previously unissued BBC off-air recordings, live performances across Europe and rare studio cuts.
  • DVD featuring 21 restored live performances, taken from archival sources at the BBC, ITV and French, German TV.
  • Each disc includes extensive liner notes by celebrated music journalist and critic, Chris Welch.
  • 36 page mini book with a new essay by Ugly Things magazine editor, Mike Stax.
This new landmark boxset brings together 70 audio tracks by legendary English group, The Yardbirds, for the first time. Featuring live performances from across Europe, rare studio cuts and 21 previously unissued BBC off-air recordings. The band’s career from their blues beginnings to the pioneering psychedelic hard rock which lay the foundations for Led Zeppelin is charted across 5 discs.Amongst the numerous highlights are seminal performances by guitar legends, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, all of whom ranked in the top five of Rolling Stone magazine’s list of 100 greatest guitarists ever.Each disc is packaged in a deluxe mini-gatefold digipak and accompanied by a booklet featuring extensive liner notes by renowned music journalist and critic, Chris Welch.Along with 4 CDs, a region free DVD is included featuring 21 restored live performances taken from the sources held in the ITV, Radio Bremen, INA and BBC archives. The set also features an exclusive 36 page book with detailed liner notes, photographs and a new essay by Mike Stax (editor of Ugly Things magazine).An essential and comprehensive collection of one of the 60’s most iconic groups!CD1: 1966 – Live & Rare
  • 17 remastered tracks plus a booklet with liner notes by music journalist, Chris Welch.
  • Featuring live performances from French TV show Music Hall De France, the legendary 1966 NME Poll Winners
  • Concert plus rare studio cuts including radio commercials, singles and Keith Relf solo recordings.
CD2: 1967 – Live in Stockholm, Offenbach & Paris
  • The Yardbirds live in 1967, 19 remastered tracks plus a booklet with liner notes by music journalist, Chris Welch.
  • Performances at Stockholm’s famous Konerthuset and German TV show Beat! Beat! Beat!
CD3: Dazed and Confused: The Yardbirds in ‘68
  • 10 remastered performances from the BBC and French TV archives. Includes booklet with liner notes by music journalist, Chris Welch.
  • Includes seminal performances by Jimmy Page on tracks such as ‘Dazed And Confused’ and ‘White Summer’ which would later be performed by Led Zeppelin.
CD4: Live At The BBC & Other Broadcasts 1964-1966
  • 24 newly remastered tracks from the BBC and ITV, featuring early performances by Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck.
  • Includes booklet with new liner notes by music journalist, Chris Welch.
  • Expertly remastered to enhance the listening quality of these rare tracks which were not originally intended for commercial release.
DVD: Live & Rare – 1964-1968
  • 21 restored performances taken from sources in the BBC, ITV, French and German TV archives.
  • Showcasing the band’s blues beginnings with Eric Clapton on ‘I Wish You Would’, the psychedelic pop of ‘Shapes Of Things’ featuring Jeff Beck, to the hard rock roots of Led Zeppelin with a seminal performance of ‘Dazed And Confused’ with Jimmy Page.
  • Includes booklet with new liner notes by music journalist, Chris Welch.
  • Region free DVD.

Tracklist

Live on French TV Music Hall De France, 27 June 1966
01 Train Kept A-Rollin’
02 Shapes of Things
03 Over Under Sideways Down
Live at Sanremo Music Festival, 27-28 January 1966
04 Questa Volta
05 Paff Bum
Commercials
06 Great Shakes
07 Maclean’s Toothpaste
Live at the New Musical Express Poll Winners Concert, Wembley, UK
1 May 1966
08 Train Kept A-Rollin’
09 Shapes of Things
The Yardbirds 1966 Mono Recordings
10 Happenings Ten Years Time Ago (Single A-side)
11 Psycho Daisies (Single B-side)
12 Stroll On (From ‘Blow-Up’)
Keith Relf 1966 Mono Recordings
13 Mr. Zero (Single A-side)
14 Knowing (Single B-side)
15 Shapes In My Mind (Single A-side)
16 Blue Sands (Single B-side)
17 Shapes In My Mind (Alternate Version)

Live on German TV Beat! Beat! Beat!
15 March 1967
01 Shapes of Things
02 Happenings Ten Years Time Ago
03 Over, Under, Sideways, Down
04 I’m A Man
Live at Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 4 April 1967
05 Shapes of Things
06 Heart Full Of Soul
07 You’re A Better Man Than I
08 Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)
09 Over, Under, Sideways, Down
10 Little Games
11 My Baby
12 I’m A Man
Live At Grand Spectacle de Jeunes, Paris, France, 30 April 1967
13 Shapes Of Things
14 Train Kept A-Rollin’
15 You’re A Better Man Than I
16 Heart Full Of Soul
17 My Baby
18 Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)
19 Over, Under, Sideways, Down

Live at the BBC, recorded for Saturday Club at the Playhouse Theatre, Manchester, UK, 5-6 March 1968
01 Interview: Jimmy Page talks about touring
02 Goodnight Sweet Josephine
03 My Baby
04 Think About It
05 White Summer (Instrumental)
06 Dazed And Confused
07 Think About It (Alternate Take)
Live on French TV Bouton Rouge, 9 March 1968
08 The Train Kept A-Rollin’
09 Dazed And Confused
10 Goodnight Sweet Josephine

Go Tell It On The Mountain, Recorded 5 April 1964
01 Louise
02 I Wish You Would
Live at the 4th National Jazz & Blues Festival, 9 August 1964
03 Boom Boom
04 I’m A Man
05 Little Queenie
06 Too Much Monkey Business
07 Respectable
08 Carol
09 Here ’tis
Saturday Club, 20 March 1965
10 I’m Not Talking
Saturday Swings, 17 April 1965
11 Hush-A-Bye
12 I’m A Man
13 Bottle Up And Go
14 Spoonful
Saturday Club, 5 June 1965
15 Steeled Blues
Saturday Swings, 12 June 1965
16 I’m Not Talking
17 Louise
Europe 1, Palais des Sports broadcast, 20 June 1965
18 For Your Love
19 I Wish You Would
You Really Got Me, 30 August 1965
20 I Wish You Would
The Beat Show, 13 August 1965
21 Love Me Like I Love You
Saturday Club, 2 October 1965
22 The Stumble
Saturday Swings, 21 May 1966
23 Jeff’s Boogie
Joe Loss Pop Show, 1 July 1966
24 Jeff’s Boogie

Live on British TV
Go Tell It On The Mountain, 22 July 1964
01 Louise
02 I Wish You Would
Live at the New Musical Express Poll Winners Concert, Wembley, UK, 1 May 1966
03 Train Kept A-Rollin’ (Edit)
04 Shapes Of Things (Edit)
Live on French TV Music Hall De France, 27 June 1966
05 Train Kept A-Rollin’
06 Shapes of Things
07 Over, Under, Sideways, Down
Live on German TV Beat! Beat! Beat!, 15 March 1967
08 Shapes Of Things
09 Happenings Ten Years Time Ago
10 Over, Under, Sideways, Down
11 I’m A Man
Live At Grand Spectacle de Jeunes, Paris, France, 30 April 1967
12 Shapes Of Things
13 Train Kept A-Rollin’
14 You’re A Better Man Than I
15 Heart Full Of Soul
16 My Baby
17 Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)
18 Over, Under, Sideways, Down
Live on French TV Bouton Rouge, 9 March 1968
19 Train Kept A-Rollin’
20 Dazed And Confused
21 Goodnight Sweet Josephine

Release Information

  • Catalogue Number: REPUK1364
  • Format: 4CD + 1DVD

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