Blueprint

Rory Gallagher

SKU: 5797131

Barcode: 602557971316

18.00 £18.00
  • Genre: Blues
  • Label: UMC
  • Released Date: 14th March 2018
  • Buying Format:
    180g 1LP Includes Download Code

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After six years working as a trio (guitar, bass, drums), Rory embellished his sound by adding keyboards into the band. The line-up of Rory Gallagher (vocals, guitars), Gerry McAvoy (bass), Lou Martin (keyboards) and Rod De’Ath (drums, percussion), remained together from 1973-78, and would record five albums.  “Blueprint was the first”. This 2012 remaster used the original vinyl artwork and 1/4″ tapes so that they look and sound exactly as Rory intended.

Johnny Marr “The man who changed my musical life was Rory Gallagher, I picked up a guitar because of him.”

Slash “Rory didn’t sound like anybody else…He had a very individual, independent kind of tone and approach and everything. He’s always been a big hero to me.”

Brian May “So these couple of kids come up, who’s me and my mate, and say ‘How do you get your sound Mr. Gallagher?’ and he sits and tells us. So I owe Rory Gallagher my sound.“

Ritchie Blackmore “Rory was probably the most natural player I’ve ever seen. In all the gigs we did together I don’t think I ever heard him play the same thing twice… He was the ultimate performer.”

Ed Sheeran “’A Million Miles Away’ was the first song I learned on guitar. The story goes that when Jimi Hendrix was asked how it felt to be the greatest guitarist in the world, he answered, “I don’t know. Go ask Rory Gallagher.”

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Track Listings

Side A
1. Walk On Hot Coals
2. Daughter Of The Everglades
3. Banker's Blues
4. Hands Off

Side B
1. Race The Breeze
2. Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
3. Unmilitary Two-Step
4. If I Had A Reason

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