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The West Coast of Ireland - Ballyshannon and Rory Gallagher

I put a couple of images of the Rory Gallagher monument in Ballyshannon in the previous post. Although my blog is not primarily about the music, it wouldn’t be right if I didn’t mention his songs. 23 more words


The West Coast of Ireland - Ballyshannon

The Winding Banks of Erne
by William Allingham

“Adieu to Belashanny!
where I was bred and born;
Go where I may, I’ll think of you, 1,046 more words


The Road to Hamburg

‘A Question & Answer Session with Johnny Campbell’

Cork City Library, Thursday, 27 August, 7pm

During his musical apprenticeship with the Fontana Showband, the young… 374 more words

Rory's Mountain Dew: Number 1 in Hot Press!

In its latest issue, Hot Press, Ireland’s leading music magazine, published a list of Ireland’s greatest gigs since the magazine’s inception in 1977. The number-one spot in the festivals category was claimed by none other than… 158 more words

Rory Gallagher - 'Live In Europe'

Released 14th May 1972

I picked up Live In Europe last week because I wanted to experience the magic of Rory Gallagher for the first time on vinyl, the way it would have been when he was making albums back in the day. 484 more words