Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop

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Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop
Album artwork by Mark Ryden
Studio album by Jeff Beck
Released October 1989 (1989-10) [1]
Studio The Sol Studio in Cookham [2]
Genre Instrumental rock, blues rock
Label Epic
Producer Jeff Beck, Tony Hymas, Terry Bozzio, Leif Mases
Jeff Beck chronology
(1985) Flash1985
Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop
(1991) Beckology1991
Singles from Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop
  1. "Day in the House" / "Guitar Shop"
    Released: 1989 [3]
  2. "Stand on It"
    Released: 1989 [4]
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Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop is the fifth studio album by guitarist Jeff Beck, released in October 1989 through Epic Records. The album reached No. 49 on the U.S. Billboard 200 [4] and won the award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance at the 1990 Grammys; [5] [4] this being Beck's second album to win that award, after Flash (1985). "Stand on It" was released as a single and reached No. 35 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart; "Sling Shot" was featured in the 1990 horror comedy film Gremlins 2: The New Batch ; several other tracks were used as part of the soundtrack for the South Atlantic Raiders episodes of the British comedy series The Comic Strip Presents .


In a further move from his previous jazz fusion stylings, Beck adopts a more straightforward instrumental rock approach on Guitar Shop, save for two tracks ("Guitar Shop" and "Day in the House") on which drummer Terry Bozzio provides quirky spoken vocals.

Track listing

1."Guitar Shop"Jeff Beck, Terry Bozzio, Tony Hymas 5:03
2."Savoy"Beck, Bozzio, Hymas3:52
3."Behind the Veil"Hymas4:55
4."Big Block"Beck, Bozzio, Hymas4:09
5."Where Were You"Beck, Bozzio, Hymas3:17
6."Stand on It"Beck, Hymas4:59
7."Day in the House"Beck, Bozzio, Hymas5:04
8."Two Rivers"Beck, Bozzio, Hymas5:25
9."Sling Shot"Beck, Hymas3:07
Total length:39:51



Chart performance


1989 Billboard 200 49 [4]


1989"Stand on It" Billboard Mainstream Rock 35 [4]


1990 Grammys Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop Best Rock Instrumental Performance Won [5]


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  2. Rosen, Steven (1989). "Jeff Beck Interview (1989)". Modern Guitars Magazine. Archived from the original on 2011-01-05. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
  3. "Jeff Beck With Terry Bozzio And Tony Hymas – Day In The House / Guitar Shop". Discogs. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 "Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop - Jeff Beck | Awards". AllMusic . All Media Network. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
  5. 1 2 "32nd Grammy Awards - 1990". Rock on the Net. Retrieved 2014-02-05.