Freeway Jam

Album: Blow By Blow (1975)
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Songfacts®:

  • Written by keyboard player Jan Hammer, it is easy to see what inspired the title of this highly improvised instrumental. "Freeway Jam" was recorded initially for the 1975 Blow By Blow album, but as its name suggests, this is most definitely not a studio track. Beck re-recorded it live with the Jan Hammer Group.
    Released in 1977, this definitive version is from a performance at the Philadelphia Spectrum, October 9, 1976. A wilder, even manic version by a line up billed as the Jeff Beck Band features Hammer on keyboards, Doug Wimbush showboating on bass guitar, and Beck sharing the lead with Steve Lukather. Recorded at Karuizawa, Japan in 1986, it was released six years later by Phonocomp in Italy. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

Comments: 4

  • Jack Wibbe from BaltimoreBeck actually stole the song from Miles Davis. Tribute to Jack Johnson.
  • Andrew from San Diego, CaliforniaFb from Portugal.....you are correct...I saw they gave credit to Hammer...and lost it......aagajahahahahaha
  • Fb from PortugalFreeway Jam was written bey Max Middleton.
  • Ken from San Mateo, Caawesome..totally awesome jam!! classic Jeff Beck instrumental...
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