June 23, 1968

New Yardbirds

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June 23, 1968
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New Yardbirds

 

By late June 1968, reports of the Yardbirds' breakup hit the music press. 

Billboard - June 29, 1968:

Yardbirds To Make Changes

NY - The Yardbirds will reshuffle its personnel before returning to the U.S. in October for a series of college concerts. Remaining in the English group will be guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist Chris Dreja. A new drummer and vocalist will be added to the group, which will now be known as Yardbirds featuring Jimmy Page.

 

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