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Ghost Blues & Beat Club Sessions DVD
Released September 13th, 2010
The Beat Club Sessions (DVD / CD Set)
Directed by Ian Thuillier this film is a portrait of the late lamented musician Rory Gallagher, it investigates the timeless qualities of the ‘gentleman’, his music and the unique approach of this authentic guitar hero. His contribution to rock music has had a significant impact on both musicians and music fans around the world, despite his untimely death at the age of 47.
The film features rare tracks from Rory’s formative years with his first band, Taste, and through his 25 year solo career as he single-handedly spearheaded the Irish rock movement, blazing a trail for other Irish rock bands including Thin Lizzy, U2, etc. With featured contributions from those who knew him best; Donal Gallagher (his brother and manager), Bill Wyman, Cameron Crowe, and his former band members to those who he inspired to become music greats themselves; The Edge, Johnny Marr, Slash.