Posts tagged "Jeff Beck"

Today in Music History: Mickie Most

On this date eight years ago, great British producer Mickie Most dies at age sixty-four in London from mesothelioma.  He produced hits for the Animals, Donovan, Brenda Lee, Herman’s Hermits, Hot Chocolate, Lulu, and the Jeff Beck Group.  Here is one of his Animals singles – their first:      

Today in Music History: Eric Clapton / Yardbirds

On this date forty-six years ago, Eric Clapton leaves the Yardbirds due to musical differences.  He wanted them to stick with blues and didn’t like the commercial sound of their first hit.  Here is that great first hit:      
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