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Taste by Taste

The legendary Jimi Hendrix when asked in interviews, what does it feel like being the best guitarist in the world?, would say he didn’t know, the interviewer would have to ask Rory Gallagher. 668 more words


Sonic Gems: Rory Gallagher - Irish Tour '74

The Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and bandleader, William Rory Gallagher was born on March 2, 1948.  Coming up in County Donegal and brought up in Cork, Gallagher first formed the band Taste in the 1960s and then recorded solo albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s.  220 more words

Thought For The Day

What I've Been Listening To: Rory Gallagher/Irish Tour '74

The other day, Live At Montreux, a posthumous album from Rory Gallagher, popped up as a suggestion in my Apple Music. As I started listening, the live compilation record reminded me what a terrific performer this Irish blues rock guitarist was. 507 more words

What I've Been Listening To...

626. blister on the moon

Taste, straight outa Cork, are one of those bands that genuinely should’ve conquered the world way back when. They had the songs, the presence, the power, even the likes of John Lennon and Eric Clapton singing their praises. 59 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

Rock Hall ignores Johnny Winter and Rory Gallagher yet again, proves its head is still lodged firmly up its ass

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By Steve Newton

It’s been 10 days since the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in 2018, choosing a whopping 19 bands and artists this time around. 484 more words

Thin Lizzy

Kid with a camera...

It appears that it was on 21 October 1977 that the Clash played a riotous gig in Trinity College Dublin. It lasted 35 minutes, and there’s an imminent upcoming ‘seminar’ (no less) on the weekend of the 40th anniversary to ‘discuss the impact of the event’ – no doubt the word ‘seismic’ will probably come up somewhere. 634 more words

Mike Brookfield - Rock On!

Whelans was packed to the rafters (the only way!) for the Mike Brookfield Band’s latest gig that was a real stormer. The band showcased the new album BROOKFIELD, a fantastic mix of blues and rock that had the ‘best little venue in town’ crying for more. 117 more words