Jeff Beck and Billy Gibbons on twisting the blues

Jeff Beck and ZZ Top have been on tour together and further intersect as Beck and Billy Gibbons share the upcoming Guitar World cover story. In an online excerpt the pair talk classic guitars (no surprise), automobiles (really no surprise either) and their own warped adaptations of the blues.

Jeff Beck:

When you are taken with any music with inner gusto, you don’t think too much about it—you just have to have it!

Billy Gibbons:

(A)lthough we never picked cotton, didn’t grow up on plantation, it did not necessarily prevent creating an honest attempt making the truth of the blues a backbone of interpretation.

Read more at GW.

Right here.

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