#OTD in 1995 – Death of Donegal-born blues guitarist and singer/songwriter Rory Gallagher.

Blues guitarist legend, Rory Gallagher, died in a London hospital from complications following a liver transplant at the age of 47. Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. By the time he was twenty-one, he was recognised as one of the finest guitarists in the world. In 1971, […]

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#OTD in 1952 – Birth of rock guitarist, Gary Moore, in Belfast.

Gary Moore was a guitar prodigy who was mentored in his teens by Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac. Green gave Moore his 1959 Les Paul Standard guitar after he left Fleetwood Mac. In Dublin, Moore joined the group Skid Row with Noel Bridgeman and Brendan “Brush” Shiels. It was with this group that he earned […]

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#OTD in 1948 – Birth of guitarist, Rory Gallagher, in Donegal.

Irish blues guitarist legend Rory Gallagher is born in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. By the time he was twenty-one, he was recognised as one of the finest guitarists in the world. In 1971, the UK music paper Melody Maker voters gave Gallagher […]

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#OTD in 1995 – Death of Donegal-born blues guitarist and singer/songwriter Rory Gallagher.

Blues guitarist legend, Rory Gallagher, died in a London hospital from complications following a liver transplant at the age of 47. Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. By the time he was twenty-one, he was recognised as one of the finest guitarists in the world. In 1971, […]

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#OTD in 1952 – Birth of rock guitarist, Gary Moore, in Belfast.

Gary Moore was a guitar prodigy who was mentored in his teens by Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac. Green gave Moore his 1959 Les Paul Standard guitar after he left Fleetwood Mac. In Dublin, Moore joined the group Skid Row with Noel Bridgeman and Brendan “Brush” Shiels. It was with this group that he earned […]

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#OTD in 1948 – Birth of guitarist, Rory Gallagher, in Donegal.

Irish blues guitarist legend Rory Gallagher is born in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. By the time he was twenty-one, he was recognised as one of the finest guitarists in the world. In 1971, the UK music paper Melody Maker voters gave Gallagher […]

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#OTD in 1995 – Death of Donegal-born blues guitarist and singer/songwriter Rory Gallagher.

Blues guitarist legend, Rory Gallagher, died in a London hospital from complications following a liver transplant at the age of 47. Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. By the time he was twenty-one, he was recognised as one of the finest guitarists in the world. In 1971, […]

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#OTD in 1952 – Birth of rock guitarist, Gary Moore, in Belfast.

Gary Moore was a guitar prodigy who was mentored in his teens by Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac. Green gave Moore his 1959 Les Paul Standard guitar after he left Fleetwood Mac. In Dublin, Moore joined the group Skid Row with Noel Bridgeman and Brendan “Brush” Shiels. It was with this group that he earned […]

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#OTD in 1948 – Birth of guitarist, Rory Gallagher, in Donegal.

Irish blues guitarist legend Rory Gallagher is born in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. By the time he was twenty-one, he was recognised as one of the finest guitarists in the world. In 1971, the UK music paper Melody Maker voters gave Gallagher […]

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1995 – Death of Donegal-born, blues guitarist and singer, Rory Gallagher.

Blues guitarist legend, Rory Gallagher, died in a London hospital from complications following a liver transplant at the age of 47. Rory’s family moved to Cork where he discovered blues music on American Forces Radio. By the time he was twenty-one, he was recognised as one of the finest guitarists in the world. In 1971, […]

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