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.
From Muddy Waters to B.B. King and Koko Taylor to Shemekia Copeland, discover the records that made it onto our list of the best blues albums ever.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
Held on the second weekend of August 1968, this is one of the least remembered of all the late 1960s outdoor events. It shouldn't be.
One soul duo covered another in 1967, when James and Bobby remade the Sam & Dave song of two years earlier.
The new 5-disc edition includes a new mix of the original album, plus rarities including thirty previously unreleased outtakes and alternate takes.
This year, RSD exclusives will be available from selected stores on both June 12 and July 17 respectively.
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.
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.
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.
An admiring glance back at the life and times of the irreplaceable Irish blues-rock guitar virtuoso.
On November 26, 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at London's Royal Albert Hall with Yes and Taste as the opening acts.
Pete Townshend told the NME on the double LP's release that he felt that The Who ought to make a last album.