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Rory Gallagher (I) (1948–1995)

Blues guitarist Rory Gallagher was born in Ballyshannon, Ireland, in 1959 (his brother Donal Gallagher is also a blues musician). He began his career in the 1960s in Ireland, playing in a variety of show bands. In 1965 he formed his own band, Taste, a blues-based rock trio. They had some success and released a few albums, but broke up in 1971. ... See full bio »


(age 47) in London, England, UK

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 2008 Waveriders (Documentary) (performer: "IN YOUR TOWN (LIVE)")
 2003 Grand Theft Parsons (performer: "Bad Penny") / (writer: "Bad Penny")
 1997 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (Documentary) (writer: "Sinner Boy")
 1978 Ohne Maulkorb (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rory Gallagher (1978) ... (performer: "Secret Agent", "Goin' to My Hometown", "Out on the Western Plain", "Calling Card", "I Wonder Who")
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 1997 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (Documentary)
Himself (Lead guitarist, Taste)
 1978 Ohne Maulkorb (TV Series documentary)
- Rory Gallagher (1978) ... Himself
 1974-1976 Rock Concert (TV Series)
- Episode #3.20 (1976) ... Himself
- Episode #2.6 (1974) ... Himself
 1975 Iltatähti (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 August 1975 (1975) ... Himself
 1970-1972 Beat-Club (TV Series)
- Episode #1.78 (1972)
- Episode #1.74 (1971)
- Episode #1.67 (1971)
- Episode #1.52 (1970) ... (as Taste)
 1971 Whistle Test (TV Series)
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 2005 Genius Rory Gallagher Live (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 The Old Grey Whistle Test at 30 (TV Special)
 2000 From a Whisper to a Scream (TV Series)

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Album: "Irish Tour '74" (Polygram Records). See more »

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After he moved from Ireland to London, he was at one time considered for membership in The Rolling Stones. See more »


Often wore casual clothes on stage, especially checked shirts See more »

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