Making tracks


• This superb CD, released to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary in 2013, chronicles the ultimate Yardbirds touring experience

• Making Tracks features 19 songs from their various tours between 2010-11 and is the first time these live versions of the tracks have appeared (with the exception of Heart Full of Soul, Mystery of Being and For Your Love)

• Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor has never previously been sung by any formation of the Yardbirds in their whole history

• Includes a colour booklet featuring a short bio, band lineup and background photos

• The band features original members Jim McCarty (drums) and Chris Dreja (rhythm guitar). Lead guitarist Ben King joined in 2005; singer Andy Mitchell and bassist Dave Smale joined in 2009

• The band will be embarking on a major UK Tour in early 2014 – full schedule is here

The Yardbirds had a string of hits in the mid-1960s, including For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down and Heart Full of Soul – all of which appear on this album.

After breaking up in the late '60s — and almost immediately morphing into Led Zeppelin — The Yardbirds, who spawned the careers of Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, re-united in 1995, just a few years after their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

“Fabulous sound…Well done.” – Shindig Magazine
“A good showcase for the Birds’ modern incarnation” – Classic Rock Presents Blues Magazine
“Some genuinely enjoyable Hall of Fame riffs in there” – iDrum Magazine