Legendary Yardbirds man also covers Lady Gaga at awards ceremony
Jeff Beck performed a series of covers at Camden‘s Roundhouse last night (November 9) as he picked up the Living Legend Award at Classic Rock magazine’s annual event.
The Yardbirds man closed the night with a run of well-known hits, including Lady Gaga[b]’s ‘Bad Romance’ and a cover of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ ‘I Put A Spell On You’ featuring Joss Stone. He was then joined onstage by Chrissie Hynde for a rendition of ‘I’ll Stand By You’.
Kiss frontman Gene Simmons presided over an evening that saw wins for Deep Purple, The Scorpions, The Who and supergroup Black Country Communion. Manic Street Preachers took home the award for Classic Songwriter.
Motorhead‘s Lemmy, Duff McKagan and Jeremy Clarkson were among the guests at the party.
The winners on the night were:
Living Legend Award – Jeff Beck
Classic Songwriter – Manic Street Preachers
Classic Album Award – The Who, Quadrophenia
Event Of The Year – Roger Waters, The Wall Live Tour
Band Of The Year – Foo Fighters
Innovator Award – Deep Purple
Outstanding Contribution – Bob Ezrin
Metal Guru Award – The Scorpions
Album Of The Year – Michael Monroe, Sensory Overdrive
Reissue Of The Year – Queen
Film/DVD Award – Lemmy, Lemmy
Best New Band – Vintage Trouble
Breakthrough – Black Country Communion
Spirit Of Prog – Jethro Tull
Tommy Vance Inspiration – Steve Marriott
VIP – Baron Wolman
Musicians’ Union Maestro Award – Steve Winwood