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On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Favored Nations” label released “Birdland”, the sixth Yardbirds studio album. Band’s first album in over 35 years was recorded 2002 – 2003, and was produced by Ken Allardyce.

Personnel:

  • Jim McCarty– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Chris Dreja– rhythm guitar
  • Alan Glen– harmonica, percussion
  • John Idan– lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Gypie Mayo– lead guitar
  • Jeff Baxter– guitar
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • Brian May– guitar
  • Joe Satriani– guitar
  • Slash– guitar
  • Steve Vai– guitar

Track listing:

  1. I’m Not Talking – Mose Allison
  2. Crying Out for Love – Jim McCarty
  3. The Nazz Are Blue – Chris Dreja, Jeff Beck, Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
  4. For Your Love – Graham Gouldman
  5. Please Don’t Tell Me ‘Bout the News – Jim McCarty
  6. Train Kept A-Rollin’ – Howie Kay, Lois Mann, Tiny Bradshaw
  7. Saboteur – Jim McCarty
  8. Shapes of Things – Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
  9. My Blind Life – Chris Dreja
  10. Over Under Sideways Down – Chris Dreja, Jeff Beck, Jim McCarty, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith
  11. You’re a Better Man Than I – Brian Hugg, Mike Hugg
  12. Mystery of Being – Jim McCarty
  13. Dream Within a Dream – Jim McCarty
  14. Happenings Ten Years Time Ago – Jeff Beck, Jim McCarty, Jimmy Page, Keith Relf
  15. An Original Man (A Song for Keith) – Chris Dreja, Gypie Mayo, Jim McCarty, John Idan