Guitar Boogie

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For the guitar instrumental, see Guitar Boogie (song).
Guitar Boogie
Compilation album by Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page
Released 1971
Genre Blues rock, rock and roll[1]
Length 25:24
Label Camden Records
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Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]

Guitar Boogie is a compilation blues rock album with Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, with additional credit to The Allstars. Most songs on this album were written by Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page.[3] Guitar Boogie was released as a part of a British Archives series and is rare in that form. The album was re-released in the US in 1977 by Pickwick Records. Only two of the guitarists appear on any given track. Jeff Beck does not appear on any of the Page/Clapton numbers. Similarly, Clapton doesn't appear on the Allstars tracks.

Jeff Beck's two tracks were recorded in 1963 and can be found on several different compilations.

This album was compiled by Richard Robinson.

The 1971 release contains a piece by rock critic Richard Meltzer on the back cover.

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Artist(s) Length
1. "Choker"   Eric Clapton with Jimmy Page 1:21
2. "Snake Drive"   Eric Clapton 2:30
3. "Draggin' My Tail"   Eric Clapton with Jimmy Page 3:56
4. "Steelin'"   The Allstars featuring Jeff Beck 2:33
5. "Freight Loader"   Eric Clapton with Jimmy Page 2:43
Side B
No. Title Artist(s) Length
6. "West Coast Idea"   Eric Clapton 2:15
7. "L.A. Breakdown"   The Allstars featuring Jimmy Page 2:02
8. "Down in the Boots"   The Allstars featuring Jimmy Page 3:22
9. "Chuckles"   The Allstars featuring Jeff Beck 2:20
10. "Tribute to Elmore"   Eric Clapton 2:05