Roger the Engineer is an album by English rock band the Yardbirds. Recorded and released in , it is the only Yardbirds album with guitarist Jeff Beck on all tracks and contains all original material.
Although the British edition is still officially titled Yardbirds by authoritative chart sources, such as Official Charts Company, it has since been referred to, first colloquially, then semi-officially, as Roger the Engineer, a title stemming from the cover drawing of the record's audio engineer Roger Cameron by band member Chris Dreja.
In the US, it reached number 52 on the Billboard album chart. The album's best-known song, "Over Under Sideways Down", was released as single in May , two months before the album. In , the album was ranked number on Rolling Stone's list of the greatest albums of all time. Heart Full of Soul. Five Live Yardbirds is the live debut album by English rock band the Yardbirds.
It features the group's interpretations of ten American blues and rhythm and blues songs, including their most popular live number, Howlin' Wolf's "Smokestack Lightning". The album contains some of the earliest recordings with guitarist Eric Clapton.
Despite several favourable retrospective reviews, the album did not reach the UK album charts. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Tuesday 10 September Wednesday 11 September Thursday 12 September Friday 13 September Saturday 14 September Sunday 15 September Monday 16 September Tuesday 17 September Wednesday 18 September Thursday 19 September Friday 20 September Saturday 21 September Sunday 22 September Monday 23 September Tuesday 24 September Wednesday 25 September Thursday 26 September Friday 27 September Saturday 28 September Sunday 29 September Monday 30 September Tuesday 1 October Wednesday 2 October Thursday 3 October Friday 4 October Saturday 5 October Sunday 6 October Monday 7 October Tuesday 8 October Wednesday 9 October Thursday 10 October Friday 11 October Saturday 12 October Sunday 13 October Monday 14 October Tuesday 15 October Wednesday 16 October Thursday 17 October Friday 18 October Saturday 19 October Sunday 20 October Monday 21 October Tuesday 22 October Wednesday 23 October Thursday 24 October Friday 25 October Saturday 26 October Sunday 27 October Monday 28 October Tuesday 29 October Wednesday 30 October Thursday 31 October Friday 1 November Saturday 2 November Clapton biographer Christopher Sandford notes, "When Five Live Yardbirds was released that winter, to generally favourable reviews 'Raucous interplay Later critics have given favourable reviews.
In terms of the performance captured and the recording quality, it was also the best such live record of the entire middle of the decade". The 'Rave Ups' [instrumental interludes] which were backing up Eric, the solos — it was like the band was a slingshot and, as soon as it hit that pocket, he went sailing.
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