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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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Known For

Grand Theft Parsons Soundtrack
A Patch of Fog Soundtrack
Silence Soundtrack


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 2015 A Patch of Fog (performer: "Off The Handle", "Loanshark Blues", "A Million Miles Away") / (writer: "Off The Handle", "Loanshark Blues", "A Million Miles Away")
 2012 Art of Conflict (Documentary) (performer: "Heaven's Gate", "Kid Gloves", "Walking' Wounded", "Middle Name", "Slumming Angel") / (writer: "Heaven's Gate", "Kid Gloves", "Walking' Wounded", "Middle Name", "Slumming Angel")
 2012/III Silence (performer: "I Fall Apart") / (writer: "I Fall Apart")
 2008 Waveriders (Documentary) (performer: "In Your Town (Live)") / (writer: "In Your Town (Live)" - as William Rory Gallagher)
 2003 Grand Theft Parsons (performer: "Bad Penny") / (writer: "Bad Penny")
 1996 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (Documentary) (writer: "Sinner Boy")
 1979 A Sense of Freedom (performer: "A Sense Of Freedom")
 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")
 1975 Iltatähti (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 August 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Garbage Man", "I Take What I Want")
 1970 Gratinirani mozak Pupilije Ferkeverk (Short) (writer: "On The Boards")
 1970 Opération 666 - Paris Underground Festival (TV Movie) (arranger: "Catfish")
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CD: "Tattoo" (Buddah) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rory Gallagher and His Band | The Taste | Taste

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Although primarily known for playing a Fender Stratocaster, he owned and played numerous guitars, including a Fender Esquire, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul and a Gretsch Corvette, which his brother Donal Gallagher bought in a pawn shop in Los Angeles. See more »


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

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