Photo by Michael Ochs

Famous Blues Covers

In May 1968, Jeff Beck re-recorded Shapes of Things with his new band, the Jeff Beck Group, for their debut album Truth.

Shapes of Things is a song by the English rock group the Yardbirds. With its Eastern-soundingfeedback-laden guitar solo and anti-war/pro-environmental lyrics, several music writers have identified it as the first popular psychedelic rock blues song. It is built on musical elements contributed by several group members in three different recording studios in the US and was the first Yardbirds' composition to become a record chart hit.