Jeff Beck isn't your typical guitar legend. His goal, in fact, is
to make you forget that he plays guitar.
"I don't understand why some people will only accept a guitar
if it has an instantly recognizable guitar sound," says
Beck."Finding ways to use the same guitar people have
been using for 50 years to make sounds that no one has
heard before is truly what gets me off. I love it when people
hear my music but can't figure out what instrument I'm
playing. What a cool compliment."
Beck burst onto the music scene in 1966 after joining the
Yardbirds. Although his stint with the band lasted only 18
months, Beck played on almost all of the group's hits