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Jeff Beck was born in Surrey in 1944. He grew up in a suburban street in Carshalton. When he was about 10, he wanted to play the guitar. His mum, however, wanted him to play the piano because she didn't approve of the guitar. When he was in his late teens, he joined "The Tridents" on lead guitar. In 1965, he replaced Eric Clapton in The Yardbirds.... See full bio »
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 2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.211 (2013) ... (performer: "Our Prayer", "Danny Boy")
 2012 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mick Jagger (2012) ... (performer: "Ruby Tuesday")
 2012 Californication (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be (2012) ... (performer: "A Day In The Life")
 2011 Welcome To Dopeland (writer: "Hot House of Omargarashid")
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Let Me Love You")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.125 (2011) ... (performer: "Remember (Walking in the Sand)" - uncredited)
 2010 Four Lions (performer: "Nadia")
 2009 Misfits (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... ("Rollin And Tumblin", uncredited)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright (Video) ("Beck's Bolero") / (performer: "Beck's Bolero")
 2009 ...Sings The Beatles (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "She's A Woman")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) ("Scatterbrain") / (writer: "Scatterbrain")
 2009 Pirate Radio (performer: "Hi Ho Silver Lining" (1967))
 2009 Observe and Report (writer: "Over Under Sideways Down")
 2007 Across the Universe (performer: "A Day In The Life")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... ("Ain't That Good News")
 2007 Stomp the Yard (performer: "Dirty Mind") / (writer: "Dirty Mind")
 2007 The Unforeseen (Documentary) (performer: "Plan B") / (writer: "Plan B" - as J. Beck)
 2004 Gran Turismo 4 (Video Game) (performer: "Hot Rod Honeymoon") / (writer: "Hot Rod Honeymoon")
 2004 Paparazzi (performer: "My Thing") / (writer: "My Thing")
 2002 Anita and Me (performer: "Hi Ho Silver Lining")
 2001 Shallow Hal (performer: "Roy's Toy") / (writer: "Roy's Toy")
 2000 Honest (writer: "Turn into Earth")
 1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (writer: "Lady")
 1995 Casino (performer: "I Ain't Superstitious")
 1995 The Glam Metal Detectives (TV Series) (performer: "Everybody Up")
 1994 Little Big League (performer: "WALK DON'T RUN", "WIPEOUT", "WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE")
 1994 The Cowboy Way (performer: "On Broadway")
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Baby Blues (1993) ... (performer: "Hi Ho Silver Lining" - uncredited)
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (performer: "HOUND DOG")
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (performer: "Sling Shot") / (writer: "Sling Shot", "Situation")
 1988 Twins (performer: "I'D DIE FOR THIS DANCE", "GREEN ONIONS", "THE STUMBLE", "THE TRAIN KEPT A-ROLLIN'")
 1985 Porky's 3: Revenge (performer: "Sleepwalk")
 1983 Risky Business (performer: "The Pump")
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Renault Scenic cars. A cover version of "Hi-Ho Silver Lining" (originally by the 'Jeff Beck Group' used in the commercial. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Honeydrippers | The Yardbirds
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Personal Quote:

You can do a lot more with bare fingers than with a plectrum. You don't get that clunking sound on a heavily amplified guitar. It's also a more personal sound, with more control. See more »

Trivia:

Replaced Eric Clapton as the lead guitarist of The Yardbirds. Beck, himself, was later replaced by future Led Zeppelin guitarist, Jimmy Page. See more »

Trademark:

Tortuous guitar whammy bar action See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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