Musicians react to death of Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck died unexpectedly at the age of 78 after contracting bacterial meningitis according to an official statement on Beck’s social media pages.

Musicians and fans around the world are morning the loss and paying tribute to one of the greatest and influential guitar players of all-time on social media.

Eric Clapton

Buddy Guy

Jimmy Page

Ronnie Wood

Rod Stewart

Mick Jagger

David Gilmour

Ozzy Osbourne

Billy F Gibbons

Jimmie Vaughan

John Mayer

Joe Bonamassa

Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Tyler Bryant

Scott Holiday

Anthony Gomes

Eric Johnson

Bernie Marsden

Pete Francis

Pete Francis is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Blues Rock Review. Pete founded Blues Rock Review in 2010 because he felt there was a major void in how the blues rock genre was covered. Pete is the host of Blues Rock Weekly and a co-host on the Blues Rock Show.

One thought on “Musicians react to death of Jeff Beck

  • It is unquestionably revealing that so many of the (remaining) greatest living guitarists express such tribute to Jeff Beck.

    Jeff Beck was revered by his fellow guitarists/peers, as well as his loyal fans, throughout his unbelievably productive lifetime as well.

    (In no particular order)
    Jeff Beck, Rory Gallagher, Johnny Winter, Duane Allman, Roy Buchanan, B.B. King, Gary Moore, Jimi Hendrix, Alvin Lee, Frank Zappa, Jerry Garcia, Prince, Albert Collins, Hughie Thomasson, J. Geils, Randy Rhoads, Eddie Van Halen, Rod Price…to name a few.
    The list of great guitarists/legends is getting shorter and shorter…..

    Rest In Piece, Jeff Beck – your distinct music, and instrumental style, will far outlive all of us – but thanking Providence that your work is preserved in our recorded media.

    You have always been, since “Truth” came out, been in my personal Top Five.


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