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 best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
Waters was accompanied by a dazzling team of British and Irish musicians and admirers of the great bluesman.
The comprehensive compilation includes tracks from Gallagher's seminal first band Taste through to his final studio album, 1990's 'Fresh Evidence.'
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.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
Footage to be streamed will include Gallagher's acclaimed Isle Of Wight performance with Taste, his German Rockpalast concerts and much more.
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.
The track came from an album featuring Peter Frampton, Rory Gallagher, members of Spooky Tooth and many more.
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.
Recording during the 1977 tour for ‘Calling Card’, ‘Check Shirt Wizard’ emerges from the archives to find Rory Gallagher in phenomenal form.
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.