The Yardbirds' storied history often overshadows the great music the band made during their five-year run. Like many of their British contemporaries, they started as a pure blues group, covering songs by the American blues legends they worshiped. But they maintained a not-so-secret weapon throughout their car
The son of Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty has pleaded guilty to child porn charges stemming from a 2008 arrest. Simon Jasper McCarty was arrested at Hilo Airport in Hawaii after photos of nude children fell out of his bag while being examined by a TSA officer. An additional search of his laptop and hard drive turned up over 400 still images and 200 video clips of child pornography.