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How is possible I missed this guy.. Rory Gallagher?

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    Fantastic Strat Blues

     
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    That’s because you’re probably too young!!
     
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    No.. 67,, that's why I can't believe I missed him some how.

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    Interviewer : Jimi, what’s it like being the best guitarist in the world? Jimi : I don’t know, you’d best ask Rory Gallagher.
     
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    Oh ok... Too old like me to remember then... Alzheimer
     
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    Bad penny is my go to jam or laundry mat both killer tunes super fun to play
     
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    I was lucky enough to see him four times. In his early years, a master of tone, dynamics, light and shade. Sadly the last time I saw him at the Town and Country Club in north London in the early nineties he had lost his subtlety and I left before the end of the show.
     
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    Awesome player greatly missed , fantastic slide player as well .
     
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    How is possible I missed this guy.. Rory Gallagher?

    :D:D:D:D

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    Glad you found him, he is a brilliant Strato-Master and one of a kind. :thumb:

    I didn't really discover him until a little later in life too, awe, the wasted years lol!
     
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    Prison Blues, I love this song with him on the flat top and with the piano in the mix, just takes you back to when the blues first started. He was great.
     
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    Rory Gallagher is sort of like Joe Satriani, both great players but not exactly household names - since their music was never what most would consider to be mainstream...
     
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    I was late to the party too LOL

    Bad Penny and Bankers Blues are my favorites from him
     
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    I'm 57 and only heard of him maybe 10 years ago. Still can't name one song of his. I've listened to a few on YouTube but that was it.
     
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    This what I've been basing pretty much all of my slide playing on:

    I only started listening to him fairly recently, but he's already one of my favourite guitarists.
     
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    He’s probably in the top 10 of the most underrated, forgotten and awesome blues guitar players.
    I started listening to him about 30 years ago myself. And I’m 53.
     
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    If you grew up listing to corporate radio, the corporations brainwashed you into thinking that Crapton was god.
     
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    They still brainwash you about many things. And not only music.... We have to be smarter (and we are, otherwise we’d be working for a radio station...)
     
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    He wasn't really very well known where I grew up in the DC area. I have no idea why he didn't catch on there back then. Probably something to do with producers and lack of promotion.
     
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