Jeff Beck dies at 78

Grammy-winning rock guitar icon played with the Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Group

January 11, 2022

Rock guitar icon Jeff Beck passed away yesterday after a brief bout with bacterial meningitis.

The following statement was made on Beck’s Twitter page:

On behalf of his family, it is with deep and profound sadness that we share the news of Jeff Beck’s passing. After suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully passed away yesterday. His family ask for privacy while they process this tremendous loss.

See our 2016 interview with Jeff on here.

Comments on Jeff Beck dies at 78

  1. Keith Copeland says:

    WOW! Jeff was one of the greatest guitarists in history and had his own style which is very difficult with the myriad of great guitarists. I really enjoyed his collaborations with Jan Hammer and Stanley Clarke. R.I.P.

    1. Jon Liebman says:

      How true. You bring back some great memories. Thanks for weighing in. RIP, Jeff. 🙁

  2. Michael Anderson says:

    One of my favorite guitarist! Played and recorded some of his songs. He will be missed. Sending my condolences to his family..🙏🏽

    1. Jon Liebman says:

      Well said, Michael. Thanks for the comment.

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