Tag Archives: Rory Gallagher

On January 19, 2019.

On January 19, 2019, Edward McKenna died aged 68. He was musician (drums), recorded and performed with Rare Breed, Dream Police, Tear Gas, Gary Moore, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, McKenna’ Gold, Rory Gallagher, The Greg Lake Band, The Michael Schenker Group. Ian Gillan, Womack & Womack, The Party Boys, Gwyn Ashton, The Paul rose Band, The Rhumboogie Orchestra, and Band of Friends.

On November 28, 1971.

deuceco

On November 28, 1971, “Polydor” label released “Deuce”, the second Rory Gallagher solo album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher– vocals, guitars, harmonica
  • Gerry McAvoy– bass guitar
  • Wilgar Campbell– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher.

  1. Used to Be
  2. I’m Not Awake Yet
  3. Don’t Know Where I’m Going
  4. Maybe I Will
  5. Whole Lot of People
  6. In Your Town
  7. Should’ve Learnt My Lesson
  8. There’s a Light
  9. Out of My Mind
  10. Crest of a Wave

On November 11, 1973.

tattoo

On November 11, 1973, “Polydor” label released “Tattoo”, the fourth Rory Gallagher studio album. It was recorded in August 1973, at “Polydor Records Studios” in London, and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher– guitars,  vocals,  harmonica,  saxophone,  mandolin, bouzouki
  • Gerry McAvoy– bass guitar
  • Lou Martin– keyboards, accordion
  • Rod de’Ath– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher except where noted.

  1. Tattoo’d Lady
  2. Cradle Rock
  3. 20:20 Vision
  4. They Don’t Make Them Like You Anymore
  5. Livin’ Like a Trucker
  6. Sleep on a Clothes Line
  7. Who’s That Coming
  8. A Million Miles Away
  9. Admit It

 

On October 24, 1976.

calling_card

On October 24, 1976, “Chrysalis” label released “Calling Card”, the sixth Rory Gallagher studio album. It was recorded in September 1976, at “Musicland Studios” in Munich, and was produced by Roger Glover and Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher– vocals, guitar and harmonica
  • Gerry McAvoy– bass guitar
  • Lou Martin– keyboards
  • Rod de’Ath– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher.

  1. Do You Read Me
  2. Country Mile
  3. Moonchild
  4. Calling Card
  5. I’ll Admit You’re Gone
  6. Secret Agent
  7. Jack-Knife Beat
  8. Edged in Blue
  9. Barley and Grape Rag

On September 16, 1979.

top-priority

On September 16, 1979, “Chrysalis” label released “Top Priority”, the tenth Rory Gallagher album. It was recorded March-April 1979, at “Dierks Studios” in Cologne, Germany, and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher– vocals, guitars, dulcimer, harmonica, electric sitar
  • Gerry McAvoy– bass guitar
  • Ted McKenna– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher.

  1. Follow Me
  2. Philby
  3. Wayward Child
  4. Key Chain
  5. At the Depot
  6. Bad Penny
  7. Just Hit Town
  8. Off the Handle
  9. Public Enemy No. 1

On May 2, 1982.

Jinx

On May 2, 1982, “Chrysalis” label released “Jinx”, the ninth Rory Gallagher studio album. It was recorded May – June 1981, at “Dierks Studios” in Cologne, and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher– vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Gerry McAvoy– bass guitar
  • Brendan O’Neill – drums, percussion
  • Bob Andrews– keyboards
  • Ray Beavism  Dick Parry– saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher.

  1. Signals
  2. The Devil Made Me Do It
  3. Double Vision
  4. Easy Come, Easy Go
  5. Big Guns
  6. Jinxed
  7. Bourbon
  8. Ride On Red, Ride On
  9. Loose Talk

 

On April 1, 1969.

Taste-Taste-

On April 1, 1969, “Polydor” label released the debut self-titled Taste album. It was recorded in August 1968, at “De Lane Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Colton.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher- guitars, vocals, saxophone, harmonica
  • Richard “Charlie” McCracken – bass guitar
  • John Wilson- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher, except where noted.

  1. Blister on the Moon
  2. Leavin’ Blues – Huddie Ledbetter, Rory Gallagher
  3. Sugar Mama- arr. Rory Gallagher
  4. Hail
  5. Born on the Wrong Side of Time
  6. Dual Carriageway Pain
  7. Same Old Story
  8. Catfish – arr. Rory Gallagher
  9. I’m Moving On – Hank Snow

On February 18, 1973.

Rory_Gallagher_-_Blueprint

On February 18, 1973, “Polydor” label released “Blueprint”, the third Rory Gallagher album. It was recorded in December 1972 “Marquee Studios” and  “Polydor Studios”, and was produced by Rory Gallagher.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher–guitars, harmonica, mandolin, saxophones, vocals
  • Gerry McAvoy– bass guitar
  • Lou Martin– keyboards, some guitar
  • Rod de’Ath– drums, percussion
  • Mark Jessett – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher except where noted.

  1. Walk on Hot Coals
  2. Daughter of the Everglades
  3. Banker’s Blues – Big Bill Broonzy
  4. Hands Off
  5. Race the Breeze
  6. Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
  7. Unmilitary Two-Step
  8. If I Had a Reason

 

On January 1, 1970.

Taste_-_On_The_Boards

On January 1, 1970, “Polydor” label released “On the Boards”, the second Taste album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced Tony Colton.

Personnel:

  • Rory Gallagher– vocals, guitars, saxophone, harmonica
  • Richard “Charlie” McCracken – bass guitar
  • John Wilson– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Gallagher.

  1. What’s Going On
  2. Railway and Gun
  3. It’s Happened Before, It’ll Happen Again
  4. If the Day Was Any Longer
  5. Morning Sun
  6. Eat My Words
  7. On the Boards
  8. If I Don’t Sing I’ll Cry
  9. See Here
  10. I’ll Remember