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Welcome to this site which is dedicated to two of the greatest bands in rock history, Yardbirds and Downliners Sect. On this site we will give you some interesting news about the bands and also some news about former band members. As this site is located in Sweden, we may not always be the first with the hottest news about the Yardbirds and the Sect but we have some really good information sources who will help us to get the information necessary for this site.

New Guestbook

A new guestbook has been creeated since the old one simply ceased to exist. The new guestbook can be found at:

Guestbook

Free Guestbook

 

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Chris Dreja has left The Yardbirds!

Original band member Chris Dreja has left The Yardbirds due to health issues. He is replaced by another original member of the band, Anthony "Top" Topham who was the lead guitarist in the band before Clapton, Beck and Page.

 

"Making Tracks" Yardbirds DVD

A review of The Yardbirds DVD "Making" tracks is available on The Yardbirds official website.

A picture of the current Yardbirds line-up can be found here

Yardbirds tour dates can be found here.

An interview with Jim McCarthy can be found here.

 

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Pip Harvey has passed away

Pip Harvey, former harmonica player in the Downliners Sect passed away 15 February 2014

Pip Harvey joined the Downliners Sect in early 1965, just before their first Swedish tour and was a member in the band 1965-1966. He participated on the album "The Country Sect" where he played harmonica and tambourine and also sung one track, "The Ballad Of The Hounds". He can also be heard on the single tracks "I Got Mine" and "The Wreck Of The Old 97" as well as the "Sect Sing Sick Songs" EP.

RIP Pip Harvey. We will remember you.

 

 

Don Craine interview

A recent interview with Don Craine can be found here.


Another interview with Don Craine made some years ago can be found here.

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