Rory Gallagher

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by Rory Gallagher

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2 March 1948, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Eire, d. 14 June 1995, London, England. Having served his musical apprenticeship in the Fontana and Impact Showbands, Gallagher put together the original Taste in 1965. This exciting blues-based rock trio rose from regional obscurity to the verge of international fame, but broke up acrimoniously five years later. Gallagher was by then a guitar hero and embarked on a solo voyage supported by Gerry McAvoy (bass) and Wilgar Campbell (drums). He introduced... Read more

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blues rock
blues
classic rock
rock
irish
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