Category Archives: irish rock

This is Pop, ‘Gabrielle’, the Nips

Shane MacGowen was a face on the UK punk scene almost from its inception. His face in itself was a remarkable feature, even by British 70’s standards, due to standard abysmal dental hygiene and treatment and aided by a copious intake … Continue reading

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Rory Gallagher’s Drummers

For the 70’s, and indeed for most of his career, Rory Gallagher stuck to the same musical format. The introduction if keyboards for a while was seen as a significant sonic alteration at the time although in reality it didn’t make that … Continue reading

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Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher was a constant throughout the 70’s. It was not that I would every get to see him, he was a little too big to play somewhere like Norwich. Occupying a place in the popularity ratings somewhere just above … Continue reading

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