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R.I.P. Ted McKenna

January 19th, 2019

Ted McKenna was a great guy and wonderful musician, I was shocked to hear of his premature passing, following a routine operation. I first met Ted on an early trip with Rory and Taste to Scotland in 1967, I believe at a venue called The Place, Coatbridge. We became reacquainted when he came down to London with the Alex Harvey Band.   When Rory held auditions for a new drummer in 1978, at the recommendation of engineer Colin Fairly, Ted was invited to Air Studios, London. He immediately impressed my brother and McKenna was in, extraordinarily performing his first show with the band at the Macroom ‘Open Air’ Festival. Ted learning the set on the flight to Cork and in the dressing room rehearsals just prior to the gig! Along with his mighty drumming skills, he brought [...]

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R.I.P. Ted McKenna

January 19th, 2019

Ted McKenna was a great guy and wonderful musician, I was shocked to hear of his premature passing, following a routine operation. I first met Ted on an early trip with Rory and Taste to Scotland in 1967, I believe at a venue cal [...]

New Tattoo Patch!

January 2nd, 2019

Based on the iconic artwork of Rory’s ‘Tattoo’ album, this sew-on patch is perfect for the back of any hard rocking denim jacket! Available now from the website shop - https://rorygallagher.backstreetmerch.com/al [...]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!!

December 25th, 2018

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!! Here’s Rory playing ‘Too Much Alcohol’ and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas from Dutch radio 1979.

The 9th Rory Gallagher Weekend F├╝rth 2018

November 27th, 2018

This weekend is the 9th Rory Gallagher weekend in Fürth, Germany! For more details and tickets - https://kofferfabrik.reservix.de/p/reservix/group/200701?_locale=en What began in 2010 as an idea for a single concert evening [...]

Black Friday Sale!

November 23rd, 2018

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Rory Italian Tribute Night

November 16th, 2018

The 3rd annual Rory Gallagher Italian night took place last Friday in Bergamo.  It was a superb night, attended by Rory’s fans from all over Europe including Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Belgium, Ireland and Holland.&nb [...]

Brian May reveals Queen song inspired by Rory

November 12th, 2018

During the recent interview with UCR, Queen guitarist and mastermind Brian May has revealed the new story about how he wrote their classic song “Tie Your Mother Down”. He said that the song was inspired [...]

Classic Rock: Photographs from Yesterday & Today

October 24th, 2018

Rory features on the cover of a new photo book: ‘Classic Rock Photographs from Yesterday & Today’. The book features the original, high-quality performance photography of veteran photojournalist, Jim Summaria. Thro [...]

Sinnerboy Irish Tribute Tour October

October 10th, 2018

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Bought & Sold!

September 19th, 2018

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