Rory Gallagher Died on This Day

Rory Gallagher – Do You Read Me (Rock Goes To College, 1979)

June 14, 1995, Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher died after an infection in the chest after receiving a liver transplant. He had been a member of TASTE before going solo, selling more than 30 million albums worldwide. Voted by Melody Maker as Best Musician of the Year in 1972, he was invited by The Rolling Stones to come and jam/audition with them after the departure of Mick Taylor. Gallagher made his last performance on January 10, 1995, in the Netherlands.


Rory playing “Pistol Slapper Blues” and “Too Much Alcohol” at the RTE Studios in Dublin in 1977

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