Five Live Yardbirds is a live album by British R&B group The Yardbirds including Eric Clapton.
It was recorded at the Marquee Club in London on March 13, 1964.
Songs On Five Live Yardbirds
1. Too Much Monkey Business
2. Got Love If You Want It
3. Smokestack Lightning
4. Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl
6. Five Long Years
7. Pretty Girl
9. I’m a Man
10. Here ‘Tis
11. You Can’t Judge a Book By Looking At the Cover
12. Let It Rock
13. I Wish You Would
14. Who Do You Love
15. Honey In Your Hips
16. A Certain Girl
17. Got To Hurry
18. Boom, Boom
19. I Ain’t Got You
20. Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl
When the album was originally issued on vinyl in 1964, it only included the first ten songs. The others were added when it was issued on CD in 2003.
Tracks 11 to 15 were recorded at the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond on 8 December 1963 while tracks 16 to 20 were released as singles.
At this stage, The Yardbirds consisted of:
Keith Relf – lead vocals, harmonica, maracas
Eric “Slowhand” Clapton – lead guitar
Chris Dreja – rhythm guitar
Paul “Sam” Samwell-Smith – bass guitar
Jim McCarty – drums
Buying Five Live Yardbirds
It is available from Amazon.com – Amazon.co.uk – iTunes – eBay
These links will help you get to the albums quickly and easily but I recommend that you still search for the best deal.
What do you think?
Is this the best live album by The Yardbirds?
I have included it in the poll to find the best live albums featuring Eric Clapton.
I’ve also included it in the poll to find the best live albums from the rock&roll and early R&B.