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My Name is Rory G.

I was picked out of a litter in a smelly little shelter in the hills of North Carolina back in 2014. I was scrawny and stressed out. 201 more words


visualizing inequality

One of my resources to keep in touch with development debates is Oxfam GB Duncan Green’s From Poverty to Power blog. Apart from his own interesting posts and guest contributions he regularly publishes a Links I Liked post that always contains click-worthy stuff. 459 more words


As the Crow Flies

Let’s continue our Monday Blues tradition with Tony Joe White‘s “As the Crow Flies” , also covered by Irish legend Rory Gallagher.


On April 1, 1969.

On April 1, 1969, “Polydor” label released the debut self-titled album by Taste. It was recorded in August 1968, at “De Lane Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Colton. 63 more words

RORY GALLAGHER - " The Old Grey Whistle Test "

It has been said that someone once asked Jimi Hendrix what it was like to be the greatest guitarist ever. Jimi supposedly said . I don’t know, you would have to ask… 250 more words


Rory Gallagher - A Million Miles Away (1977)

Video: casahy

This hotel bar is full of people
The piano man is really laying it down
Even the old bartender is as high as a steeple… 290 more words

1948 – Birth in Donegal of guitarist Rory Gallagher.

Irish blues guitarist legend Rory Gallagher is born in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.

Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. 276 more words

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