Video: Jeff Beck and Stevie Ray Vaughan Perform "Jeff's Boogie" in 1984

by Damian Fanelli
Posted May 10, 2013 at 4:04pm

For this week's Friday Flashback video, we head to Honolulu, Hawaii.

That's where — sometime in 1984 — Jeff Beck joined Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble on stage to play an impressive mini-set that included "Jeff's Boogie," a 1966 instrumental from the Yardbirds' Roger the Engineer album.

In the great-sounding video below, Beck and Vaughan take turns playing the solos in the Cliff Gallup-inspired tune. Jimmie Vaughan was also in attendance that night, by the way (I know because I have an old VHS of this show).

If you're not familiar with the original Yardbirds version, be sure to check it out; it's pure vintage Beck.

Note that this scene took place five years before Beck and Vaughan's 1989 tour.


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