It was the early 70’s and my friend Louis had just bought the new CD from a man named Gallagher. That was all I knew. Not much of an expert in those days, I innocently asked “Is that the guy who plays with Lyle”?
I soon discovered that this Gallagher had another partner. The partners name was God and his only involvement was giving Rory a talent for playing guitar like no other has, before or since.
This particular disc, just released through Sony via Rory’s brother Donal, caught my attention particularly because it was originally dumped by Rory Gallagher in a hotel wastebasket the day Donal was due to present it to Chrysalis Record Executives.