Sunday, March 18, 2012

1000 SONGS - DAY 188 SONG # 219

Day 188 - A song I can dance to with the yardbirds

No need to introduce the Yardbirds here, a band that has featured guitarreros like Old Slowhand, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck - here is the lineup with Jeff Beck and Paul Samwell-Smith. Singer Keith Relf (the one with the Brian Jones haircut) died of an electric shock at age 33 because he played an improperly grounded electric guitar; he was then frontman of Renaissance, a rather psychedelic band (he also played the bass guitar in Medicine Head). Here he is still alive, with a Heart Full of Soul:

As everybody will ask for it, here is the famous Chris Isaak version of the song:

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