Rory Gallagher

Born 2 March 1948. Died 14 June 1995.
Rory Gallagher

Biography

William Rory Gallagher ( GAL-ə-hər; 2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues-rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader. Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and raised in Cork, Gallagher recorded solo albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s, after forming the band Taste during the late 1960s. He was a talented guitarist known for his charismatic performances and dedication to his craft. Gallagher's albums have sold in excess of 30 million copies worldwide. Gallagher received a liver transplant in 1995, but died of complications later that year in London, UK at the age of 47.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Tattoo

    Tattoo 2012

    Reviewed by Greg Moffitt
    The perfect introduction to a guitar legend and a feast for hardened fans.
  2. Review of Big Guns

    Big Guns 2005

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    If you fancy getting back to basics, Rory was, and always will be, yer man.
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