Jeff Beck insures hands for £7million after carrot-cutting incident

Jeff beck insures hands for £7million

Jeff beck insures hands for £7million

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According to the Mirror, bonafide guitar legend Jeff Beck sliced off the end of one finger while chopping carrots and had to have it re-attached in an emergency procedure.

While we're glad the guitarist is getting his five-a-day, he should also probably get his own cook. Following the incident, Beck has raised the value of the insurance policy on his hands to £7million. The new amount equates to approximately £700,000 per digit, or $1million.

Jeff Beck's new album 'Emotion And Commotion', his first studio effort in seven years, is out today. Check out the video interview with him below.

Matthew Parker

Matt is a freelance journalist who has spent the last decade interviewing musicians for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.