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Rory Gallagher remembered

On the 20th anniversary of the passing of one of electric blue’s giants, Bob Hewitt looks back on the Irish musician’s life and talks to Gallagher’s brother Dónal. Head on down to New Orleans, Prettiest place you ever seen, Get on down to the river bend, That’s where the music never ends. Open your ears,…

Rory Gallagher

What Martha Argerich is to piano, Rory is to guitar. Below is another documentary about him. Hendrix on Gallagher from a previous post.         bluesguitarHendrixMartha ArgerichmusicRory Gallagher

Ghost Blues – The Story Of Rory Gallagher

In 1970 Hendrix was asked by a reporter, “So Jimi, what’s it like to be the best guitarist in the world?” Hendrix answered, “I don’t know. Ask Rory Gallagher.” I was invited into Rory’s Fulham apartment (I won’t explain the circumstances) but never actually met the great man. A gentle man of absolute artistic integrity.…