"I felt that The Who ought to make, if you like, a last album," Pete Townshend told the NME of the new release.
The new coin is the latest in a limited edition series titled 'Modern Irish Musicians', which began with Rory Gallagher in 2018.
More than living up to its title, ‘Top Priority’ found Rory Gallagher stripping his sound back to basics. It remains a vital album by the Irish guitar hero.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
This was the festival that began life as the Richmond Jazz Festival in 1960, morphed into the Jazz and Blues Festival in 1963 and had in 1964 played host to The Rolling...
One soul duo covered another in 1967, when James and Bobby remade the Sam & Dave song of two years earlier.
The life and times of the irreplaceable Irish blues-rock guitar virtuoso.
From blues to punk rock, spy novels and live spontaneity, many influences went into Rory Gallagher’s electric guitar sound, as Dónal Gallagher reveals.
Rory Gallagher’s brother, Dónal, reveals how one of Ireland’s greatest rock exports was a gifted musician influenced by the blues as much as anything else.
'Blues' includes never heard before tracks, special guest sessions with legendary blues artists Muddy Waters and Albert King and lost radio sessions.
From Rory Gallagher to U2, Thin Lizzy to The Cranberries, the best Irish musicians have made a unique mark on music history. uDiscover Music raises a toast.
An influence on everyone from Brian May to Slash and Johnny Marr, Rory Gallagher was Ireland’s first rock god – the country’s Hendrix and Clapton in one.
Inspired by punk and committed to capturing the true essence of rock’n’roll, Rory Gallagher shot through the 80s with an ever-astonishing arsenal of tricks.
Following the dissolution of Taste, in 1970, Rory Gallagher kicked the new decade’s door in with a solo career that proved as inventive as it was riveting.
McKenna also played with Michael Schenker, Ian Gillan and Gary Moore and was much-loved by the young Def Leppard.