Monday, March 02, 2009

It's the Birthday of Rory Gallagher

Irish Tour
Irish Tour by Rory Gallagher
Rory Gallagher was born on 2 March 1948, and he passed away on 14 June 1995. He was an Irish blues/rock guitarist, born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, part of the Province of Ulster.

And even though he had a shot life, and he suffered from illness, the guitarist, singer, and songwriter got a lot done in the world of blues music. His death was due to complications from a liver transplant surgery on June 14, 1995, at age 47.

If you are not familiar with his music click on the images in this post to listen to sample mp3s. Critics agree that Irish Tour 1974, Calling Card, or Fresh Evidence, show case his abilities as a guitarist, singer and songwriter.

Calling CardCalling Card by Rory Gallagher

Fresh Evidence
Fresh Evidence by Rory Gallagher

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